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Day and Night World Map

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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 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 02' South
Longitude: 65° 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"27.16 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 40' North
Longitude: 104° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.57 meters/second, 1564.5 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 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' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.4"971.96 miwest0° 07' 36.5"8.72 minorth971.72 mi
24 hours11° 29' 27.2"769.09 mieast2° 40' 38.5"184.11 minorth785.98 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 12:44 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast E
Diego GarciaFri 1:44 PM926 km575 miles500 nmSoutheast SE
MaleFri 12:44 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:44 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:14 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 1:14 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:14 PM1838 km1142 miles993 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 1:14 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreFri 1:14 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:44 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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