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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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' North, Longitude: 66° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.52 meters/second, 1650.7 km/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1025.67 miwest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 minorth1025.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.3"4.34 miwest0° 21' 48.0"24.97 minorth25.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' North, Longitude: 87° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.81 meters/second, 1550.9 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.06 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.7"963.52 miwest0° 06' 19.0"7.24 minorth963.29 mi
24 hours11° 35' 59.0"769.86 mieast2° 08' 07.7"146.87 minorth779.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:34 PM771 km479 miles417 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 12:34 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:04 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast E
MaduraiFri 1:04 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmEast E
BangaloreFri 1:04 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiFri 1:04 PM1322 km821 miles714 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneFri 1:04 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmNortheast NE
AnantapurFri 1:04 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 1:04 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:04 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast E
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