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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 Monday, September 23, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 61° 49' 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' 14.9"6.05 miwest0° 23' 21.2"26.75 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 23, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' North, Longitude: 73° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.65 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.06 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.1"963.17 miwest0° 06' 00.4"6.89 minorth962.95 mi
24 hours11° 53' 16.6"789.48 mieast1° 59' 21.8"136.82 minorth797.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:44 AM861 km535 miles465 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:44 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 1:44 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuMon 10:44 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:14 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiMon 1:14 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboMon 1:14 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 1:14 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisMon 11:44 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BangaloreMon 1:14 PM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
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