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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 07:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 04' South, Longitude: 76° 22' 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' 27.6"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 07:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 172° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.42 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.79 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.5"946.89 miwest0° 03' 08.0"3.59 misouth947.04 mi
24 hours348° 29' 51.7"750.24 miwest1° 39' 47.9"114.40 misouth762.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityWed 12:02 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest W
MaleWed 12:02 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
KulhudhuffushiWed 12:02 PM825 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:32 PM864 km537 miles466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 12:32 PM864 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaWed 1:02 PM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandyWed 12:32 PM941 km585 miles508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:32 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth N
MaduraiWed 12:32 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmNorth N
BangaloreWed 12:32 PM1447 km899 miles782 nmNorth N
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