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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 = Monday, September 23, 2013 at 7:44:00 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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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: 62° 06' 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' 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: 72° 52' 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"963.11 miWest0° 06' 00.5"6.89 miNorth962.89 mi
24 hours11° 53' 16.6"789.44 miEast1° 59' 24.1"136.85 miNorth797.11 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 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:44 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 1:44 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuMon 10:44 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:14 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiMon 1:14 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboMon 1:14 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 1:14 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruMon 1:14 PM2243 km1393 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:44 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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