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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 76° 50' 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' 25.9"5.09 miwest0° 23' 02.7"26.39 misouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 53' South, Longitude: 78° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.21 meters/second, 1599.2 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' 29.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.2"993.58 miwest0° 10' 23.0"11.89 misouth993.45 mi
24 hours12° 15' 14.2"839.67 mieast3° 57' 26.5"272.00 misouth878.17 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 12:40 PM562 km349 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 11:40 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:40 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:10 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM1473 km915 miles796 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 12:10 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:10 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
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