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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° 41' 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"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.91 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 misouth1032.90 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.0"4.86 miwest0° 22' 54.4"26.24 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° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 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' 10.1"964.75 miwest0° 07' 26.2"8.52 misouth964.50 mi
24 hours13° 23' 11.4"893.60 mieast2° 31' 48.7"174.00 misouth904.82 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 PM510 km317 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CityMon 11:40 AM671 km417 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 11:40 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:10 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:10 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:10 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
MaduraiMon 12:10 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth N
BangaloreMon 12:10 PM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmNorth N
ChennaiMon 12:10 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:40 AM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmWest W
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