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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' North, Longitude: 73° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.65 meters/second, 1629.6 km/hour, 1012.6 miles/hour or 879.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.88 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1012.49 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 misouth1012.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.5"4.01 miwest0° 19' 42.9"22.59 misouth22.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 132° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.00 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.9"963.99 miwest0° 08' 36.7"9.87 minorth964.36 mi
24 hours13° 41' 50.0"915.76 mieast3° 51' 12.9"264.92 minorth960.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MangaloreMon 12:40 PM186 km115 miles100 nmEast E
KasaragodMon 12:40 PM203 km126 miles110 nmEast E
KavarattiMon 12:40 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HubliMon 12:40 PM366 km227 miles197 nmNortheast NE
KochiMon 12:40 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
CoimbatoreMon 12:40 PM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangaloreMon 12:40 PM482 km299 miles260 nmEast E
AnantapurMon 12:40 PM530 km330 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
BijapurMon 12:40 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TheniMon 12:40 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
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