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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 = Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6:40:00 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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' North, Longitude: 79° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 461.43 meters/second, 1661.2 kilometres/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 897.0 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' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.17 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1032.18 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.8"5.88 miWest0° 22' 31.8"25.80 miSouth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 98° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 kilometres/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 31.3"16.68 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.4"1000.74 miWest0° 10' 42.3"12.26 miSouth1000.67 mi
24 hours11° 38' 52.4"802.63 miEast4° 09' 55.2"286.24 miSouth849.08 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
GalleSat 12:10 PM78 km49 miles42 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM110 km68 miles59 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:10 PM112 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandySat 12:10 PM191 km119 miles103 nmNortheast NE
KurunegalaSat 12:10 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KalmunaiSat 12:10 PM301 km187 miles163 nmEast-northeast ENE
TrincomaleeSat 12:10 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM397 km247 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
JaffnaSat 12:10 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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