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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 49' South
Longitude: 79° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.30 meters/second, 1664.3 km/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1034.18 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.0"5.09 miwest0° 23' 02.7"26.39 misouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 52' South
Longitude: 81° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.24 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.8"993.66 miwest0° 10' 23.4"11.90 misouth993.53 mi
24 hours12° 15' 00.4"839.47 mieast3° 57' 37.6"272.21 misouth878.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM815 km506 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 11:30 AM827 km514 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 11:30 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon1299 km807 miles701 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 12:00 Noon1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 12:00 Noon1977 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:00 Noon1983 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 2:30 PM2638 km1639 miles1425 nmEast-northeast ENE
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