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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 76° 46' 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 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 51' South, Longitude: 91° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.23 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 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' 37.4"980.15 miwest0° 09' 14.6"10.59 misouth979.93 mi
24 hours12° 49' 50.0"868.70 mieast3° 22' 24.9"231.93 misouth893.45 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 12:40 PM535 km332 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySun 11:40 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 11:40 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:10 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:10 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 12:10 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth N
BangaloreSun 12:10 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth N
ChennaiSun 12:10 PM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:40 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest W
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