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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° 44' 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 minorth1037.12 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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' North, Longitude: 107° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.62 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"972.00 miwest0° 07' 37.4"8.74 minorth971.76 mi
24 hours11° 29' 24.7"769.08 mieast2° 41' 00.0"184.51 minorth786.05 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 PM512 km318 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 1:34 PM714 km444 miles386 nmSoutheast SE
MaleFri 12:34 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:04 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:34 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboFri 1:04 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:04 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 1:04 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruFri 1:04 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 1:04 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNortheast NE
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