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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° 42' 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"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1025.60 miwest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 minorth1025.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 48.3"4.34 miwest0° 21' 48.0"24.97 minorth25.34 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° 49' 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"963.46 miwest0° 06' 19.1"7.24 minorth963.23 mi
24 hours11° 35' 58.6"769.81 mieast2° 08' 09.9"146.90 minorth779.38 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 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 12:34 PM909 km565 miles491 nmSoutheast SE
MangaloreFri 1:04 PM998 km620 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:04 PM1129 km701 miles609 nmEast E
MaduraiFri 1:04 PM1260 km783 miles681 nmEast E
BangaloreFri 1:04 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiFri 1:04 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PuneFri 1:04 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
AnantapurFri 1:04 PM1355 km842 miles731 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 1:04 PM1467 km911 miles792 nmEast E
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