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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 38' South
Longitude: 68° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.73 meters/second, 1669.4 km/hour, 1037.3 miles/hour or 901.4 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' 10.7"1037.41 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.2"4.94 miwest0° 23' 43.2"27.17 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 19' North
Longitude: 118° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.75 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.99 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.7"958.89 miwest0° 05' 40.4"6.50 minorth958.66 mi
24 hours11° 34' 23.7"764.39 mieast1° 51' 52.7"128.25 minorth771.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CitySat 12:34 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 1:34 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
MaleSat 12:34 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:04 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 11:34 AM1475 km916 miles796 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboSat 1:04 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:04 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 1:04 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreSat 1:04 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiSat 1:04 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
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