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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

UTC time = Sunday, September 8, 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 36' North, Longitude: 79° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.74 meters/second, 1662.3 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.85 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.87 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.94 miWest0° 22' 37.4"25.91 miSouth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 10' South, Longitude: 109° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.51 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.5"990.51 miWest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 miSouth990.35 mi
24 hours12° 07' 53.7"828.46 miEast3° 46' 07.5"259.04 miSouth863.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalleSun 12:10 PM99 km62 miles54 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM152 km94 miles82 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:10 PM155 km96 miles83 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandySun 12:10 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
KurunegalaSun 12:10 PM233 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KalmunaiSun 12:10 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
TrincomaleeSun 12:10 PM384 km239 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:10 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSun 12:10 PM500 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TheniSun 12:10 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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