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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

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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: 70° 57' 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"1037.18 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.19 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° 20' 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"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"972.15 miwest0° 07' 38.0"8.75 minorth971.91 mi
24 hours11° 29' 22.8"769.16 mieast2° 41' 17.3"184.85 minorth786.21 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 PM285 km177 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 1:24 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 12:24 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:24 PM986 km613 miles532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:54 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:54 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:54 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:54 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:24 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 12:54 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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