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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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 35' South, Longitude: 76° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.73 meters/second, 1662.2 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.84 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 misouth1032.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.0"4.86 miwest0° 22' 54.4"26.23 misouth26.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 104° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.3"964.70 miwest0° 07' 26.3"8.53 misouth964.45 mi
24 hours13° 23' 09.9"893.52 mieast2° 31' 51.4"174.04 misouth904.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:40 PM539 km335 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CityMon 11:40 AM690 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 11:40 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:10 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:10 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:10 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
MaduraiMon 12:10 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
BangaloreMon 12:10 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth N
ChennaiMon 12:10 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:40 AM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmWest W
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