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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: 77° 07' 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"1034.11 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.10 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: 79° 14' 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' 01.3"993.52 miwest0° 10' 23.1"11.89 misouth993.38 mi
24 hours12° 15' 12.8"839.59 mieast3° 57' 27.7"272.01 misouth878.10 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 PM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 11:40 AM636 km395 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:40 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:10 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM1473 km915 miles796 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 12:10 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:10 PM2010 km1249 miles1086 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmWest W
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