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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° 55' 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"1007.45 miwest0° 00' 49.0"0.94 misouth1007.42 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.6"0.74 miwest0° 19' 30.4"22.35 misouth22.36 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° 56' 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' 32.3"1005.07 miwest0° 10' 31.3"12.05 misouth1005.20 mi
24 hours11° 08' 16.3"769.78 mieast4° 17' 07.4"294.44 misouth824.59 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 PM771 km479 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisWed 10:44 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleWed 11:44 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisWed 10:44 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:14 PM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboWed 12:14 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaWed 10:44 AM2368 km1471 miles1279 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:14 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:44 AM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmSouth S
AntananarivoWed 9:44 AM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmWest-southwest WSW
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