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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 06:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' North, Longitude: 91° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.4"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.9"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 06:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' North, Longitude: 161° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.49 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.1"956.08 miwest0° 05' 09.8"5.92 misouth956.33 mi
24 hours11° 24' 10.1"750.75 mieast2° 26' 42.4"168.15 misouth774.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehThu 1:02 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNortheast NE
MedanThu 1:02 PM925 km575 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:02 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluThu 1:02 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:32 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeThu 2:02 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmEast E
ColomboThu 11:32 AM1438 km894 miles776 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangThu 1:02 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiThu 11:32 AM1781 km1106 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 11:32 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmWest-northwest WNW
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