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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° 18' 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"1037.76 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.76 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° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.48 meters/second, 1538.9 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"956.00 miwest0° 05' 09.6"5.92 misouth956.25 mi
24 hours11° 24' 10.3"750.70 mieast2° 26' 40.2"168.10 misouth774.08 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 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
MedanThu 1:02 PM896 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:02 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluThu 1:02 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeThu 2:02 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:32 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboThu 11:32 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangThu 1:02 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokThu 1:02 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 11:32 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorthwest NW
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