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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 26' South, Longitude: 76° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.55 meters/second, 1665.2 km/hour, 1034.7 miles/hour or 899.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1034.75 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.5"5.20 miwest0° 23' 06.2"26.46 misouth26.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 37' South, Longitude: 67° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.14 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.1"1002.42 miwest0° 10' 52.9"12.46 misouth1002.39 mi
24 hours11° 44' 22.1"810.48 mieast4° 16' 39.2"293.95 misouth859.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 11:40 AM590 km367 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaFri 12:40 PM592 km368 miles319 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 11:40 AM1024 km637 miles553 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:10 PM1298 km806 miles701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:10 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 12:10 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth N
BangaloreFri 12:10 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 12:10 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmWest W
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