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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 = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 77° 02' 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"1033.50 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.0"4.98 miWest0° 22' 58.8"26.32 miSouth26.78 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° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.23 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 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' 37.5"980.09 miWest0° 09' 14.6"10.59 miSouth979.87 mi
24 hours12° 49' 48.2"868.61 miEast3° 22' 26.9"231.96 miSouth893.38 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 PM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySun 11:40 AM662 km411 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 11:40 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:10 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:10 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 12:10 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorth N
BengaluruSun 12:10 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmNorth N
ChennaiSun 12:10 PM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:40 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmWest W

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