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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 462.30 meters/second, 1664.3 kilometres/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 444.21 meters/second, 1599.2 kilometres/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:40 PM589 km366 miles318 nm WSW
Addu CitySat 11:40 AM636 km395 miles344 nm NW
MaleSat 11:40 AM1072 km666 miles579 nm NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM1332 km827 miles719 nm NNE
ColomboSat 12:10 PM1335 km830 miles721 nm NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM1473 km915 miles796 nm N
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM1634 km1016 miles883 nm N
BengaluruSat 12:10 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nm N
ChennaiSat 12:10 PM2010 km1249 miles1086 nm N
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nm W