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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 7:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 07:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 02' South, Longitude: 71° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.63 meters/second, 1669.1 km/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.11 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.8"4.88 miWest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' North, Longitude: 109° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.66 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.20 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"972.10 miWest0° 07' 38.1"8.75 miNorth971.85 mi
24 hours11° 29' 22.7"769.11 miEast2° 41' 19.5"184.88 miNorth786.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 12:24 PM259 km161 miles140 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaFri 1:24 PM596 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 12:24 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:24 PM979 km608 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:54 PM1327 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:54 PM1379 km857 miles744 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:54 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:54 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:24 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 12:54 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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