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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

UTC time = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 6:50:00 AM.

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

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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 74° 37' 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 miSouth1034.09 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.9"5.09 miWest0° 23' 02.6"26.39 miSouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' South, Longitude: 76° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.18 meters/second, 1599.0 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 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' 00.6"993.44 miWest0° 10' 22.7"11.89 miSouth993.30 mi
24 hours12° 15' 26.6"839.80 miEast3° 57' 16.3"271.79 miSouth878.22 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 12:50 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
Addu CitySat 11:50 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:50 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:20 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:20 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:20 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 12:20 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruSat 12:20 PM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:20 PM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 10:50 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest W

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