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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 59' North
Longitude: 79° 14' 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"1032.24 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1032.25 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.8"5.88 miwest0° 22' 31.8"25.80 misouth26.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 00' South
Longitude: 97° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 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"1000.80 miwest0° 10' 42.3"12.26 misouth1000.74 mi
24 hours11° 38' 53.5"802.71 mieast4° 09' 54.3"286.24 misouth849.15 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 PM109 km68 miles59 nmEast E
ColomboSat 12:10 PM125 km78 miles68 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM126 km78 miles68 nmNortheast NE
KurunegalaSat 12:10 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
KalmunaiSat 12:10 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
TrincomaleeSat 12:10 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM453 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TheniSat 12:10 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KochiSat 12:10 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
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