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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 06:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' South, Longitude: 88° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.5"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 06:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' North, Longitude: 175° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.31 meters/second, 1523.9 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"946.63 miwest0° 03' 03.4"3.51 misouth946.78 mi
24 hours11° 30' 20.9"750.27 mieast1° 38' 02.1"112.38 misouth762.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehWed 1:12 PM949 km590 miles513 nmNortheast NE
MedanWed 1:12 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 11:42 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboWed 11:42 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurWed 2:12 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluWed 1:12 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiWed 11:42 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 11:42 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeWed 2:12 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast E
ChennaiWed 11:42 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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