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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 12' South
Longitude: 79° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.03 meters/second, 1663.3 km/hour, 1033.5 miles/hour or 898.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.57 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.56 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.0"4.98 miwest0° 22' 58.8"26.32 misouth26.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 49' South
Longitude: 93° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.27 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 38.0"980.26 miwest0° 09' 15.3"10.60 misouth980.04 mi
24 hours12° 49' 35.3"868.50 mieast3° 22' 42.8"232.28 misouth893.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:30 PM793 km493 miles428 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySun 11:30 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 11:30 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:00 Noon1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth N
ColomboSun 12:00 Noon1342 km834 miles724 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:00 Noon1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon1677 km1042 miles905 nmNorth N
BangaloreSun 12:00 Noon2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth N
ChennaiSun 12:00 Noon2025 km1259 miles1094 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:30 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest W
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