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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 06:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 41' North
Longitude: 81° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.08 meters/second, 1591.5 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"988.71 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth988.68 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.0"0.48 miwest0° 15' 29.3"17.76 minorth17.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 54' North
Longitude: 84° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.34 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.4"955.73 miwest0° 04' 56.1"5.66 minorth955.52 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.8"765.73 mieast1° 33' 54.3"107.65 minorth769.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RajahmundryFri 11:58 AM74 km46 miles40 nmSouth S
MalkangiriFri 11:58 AM75 km47 miles40 nmNorth N
KakinadaFri 11:58 AM90 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BhadrachalamFri 11:58 AM100 km62 miles54 nmWest W
TadepalligudemFri 11:58 AM101 km63 miles54 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EluruFri 11:58 AM128 km80 miles69 nmSouthwest SW
VisakhapatnamFri 11:58 AM148 km92 miles80 nmEast E
KoraputFri 11:58 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
NabarangpurFri 11:58 AM169 km105 miles92 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VijayawadaFri 11:58 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouthwest SW
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