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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 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 of the movement is currently 461.43 meters/second, 1661.2 km/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 897.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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 of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleSat 12:10 PM78 km49 miles42 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM110 km68 miles59 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:10 PM111 km69 miles60 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
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TheniSat 12:10 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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