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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 06:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' North, Longitude: 82° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 442.08 meters/second, 1591.5 kilometres/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"988.64 miWest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 miNorth988.61 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 Latitude: 17° 54' North, Longitude: 85° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 427.34 meters/second, 1538.4 kilometres/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"955.67 miWest0° 04' 56.2"5.66 miNorth955.47 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.6"765.68 miEast1° 33' 56.7"107.69 miNorth769.78 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalkangiriFri 11:58 AM78 km48 miles42 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakinadaFri 11:58 AM80 km50 miles43 nmSouth S
RajahmundryFri 11:58 AM82 km51 miles44 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TadepalligudemFri 11:58 AM113 km70 miles61 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VisakhapatnamFri 11:58 AM118 km74 miles64 nmEast E
BhadrachalamFri 11:58 AM128 km80 miles69 nmWest W
PalakolluFri 11:58 AM134 km84 miles73 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoraputFri 11:58 AM142 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EluruFri 11:58 AM150 km93 miles81 nmSouthwest SW
NabarangpurFri 11:58 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth N

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