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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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 02' South, Longitude: 68° 27' 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"27.16 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' North, Longitude: 106° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.61 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 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 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.5"972.06 miwest0° 07' 37.2"8.73 minorth971.81 mi
24 hours11° 29' 25.1"769.13 mieast2° 40' 57.9"184.48 minorth786.09 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 12:34 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 1:34 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
MaleFri 12:34 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:34 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:04 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 1:04 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:04 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 1:04 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreFri 1:04 PM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 1:04 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNortheast NE
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