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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' North, Longitude: 89° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.38 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.8 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"991.56 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.77 minorth991.53 mi
24 hours0° 00' 43.3"0.80 miwest0° 16' 05.1"18.44 minorth18.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' North, Longitude: 69° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.37 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"982.03 miwest0° 08' 35.6"9.84 minorth981.81 mi
24 hours11° 19' 40.0"765.58 mieast3° 07' 46.6"215.15 minorth790.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BhubaneshwarWed 11:28 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
KolkataWed 11:28 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HowrahWed 11:28 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BarisalWed 11:58 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth N
ChittagongWed 11:58 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhulnaWed 11:58 AM628 km391 miles339 nmNorth N
JessoreWed 11:58 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth N
Port BlairWed 11:28 AM680 km423 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChandpurWed 11:58 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth N
VisakhapatnamWed 11:28 AM683 km425 miles369 nmWest W
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