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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' South, Longitude: 74° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.44 meters/second, 1621.6 km/hour, 1007.6 miles/hour or 875.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.79 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"1007.52 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 misouth1007.49 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.6"0.74 miwest0° 19' 30.4"22.35 misouth22.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 20' North, Longitude: 23° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.35 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.2"1005.14 miwest0° 10' 31.4"12.05 misouth1005.28 mi
24 hours11° 08' 17.3"769.85 mieast4° 17' 07.7"294.47 misouth824.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 12:44 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisWed 10:44 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleWed 11:44 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisWed 10:44 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaWed 10:44 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:14 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 12:14 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:14 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:44 AM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmSouth S
AntananarivoWed 9:44 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmWest-southwest WSW
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