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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: 62° 11' 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"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.81 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: 84° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.30 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"975.79 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 minorth975.56 mi
24 hours11° 54' 04.9"800.73 mieast2° 49' 44.9"194.51 minorth819.10 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 AM920 km571 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 12:44 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 1:44 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:14 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSun 10:44 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest W
MaduraiSun 1:14 PM2066 km1283 miles1115 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboSun 1:14 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 1:14 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreSun 1:14 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 11:44 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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