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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 Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 61° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.1"6.09 miwest0° 23' 20.5"26.73 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' North, Longitude: 85° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.29 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.4"975.84 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 minorth975.61 mi
24 hours11° 54' 04.9"800.77 mieast2° 49' 42.7"194.49 minorth819.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:44 AM894 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 12:44 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 1:44 PM1435 km891 miles775 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuSun 10:44 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:14 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiSun 1:14 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboSun 1:14 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 1:14 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreSun 1:14 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 11:44 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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