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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 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 12' South, Longitude: 74° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.02 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"1033.49 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 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' South, Longitude: 89° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.19 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 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' 37.0"979.99 miwest0° 09' 14.1"10.58 misouth979.77 mi
24 hours12° 50' 02.9"868.81 mieast3° 22' 08.8"231.61 misouth893.47 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 12:50 PM332 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
Addu CitySun 11:50 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:50 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:20 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:20 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:20 PM1539 km957 miles831 nmNorth N
MaduraiSun 12:20 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruSun 12:20 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:50 AM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmWest W
ChennaiSun 12:20 PM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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