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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 08:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 03' South
Longitude: 61° 06' 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.7"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.0"27.14 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 08:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 25' North
Longitude: 158° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.57 meters/second, 1524.8 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.3 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' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.0"947.27 miwest0° 03' 13.5"3.70 misouth947.44 mi
24 hours11° 29' 52.5"750.25 mieast1° 41' 57.0"116.87 misouth763.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 12:02 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouthwest SW
MaleWed 1:02 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 2:02 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuWed 11:02 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramWed 1:32 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 1:32 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboWed 1:32 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 1:32 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisWed 12:02 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmSouth S
AdenWed 11:02 AM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmNorthwest NW
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