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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 49' South
Longitude: 74° 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' 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 55' South
Longitude: 76° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.17 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"993.50 miwest0° 10' 22.7"11.89 misouth993.36 mi
24 hours12° 15' 28.3"839.88 mieast3° 57' 15.1"271.79 misouth878.29 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 PM349 km217 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
Addu CitySat 11:50 AM477 km296 miles258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:50 AM999 km621 miles540 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:20 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:20 PM1436 km893 miles776 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:20 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 12:20 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreSat 12:20 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:20 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 10:50 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmWest W
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