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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 75° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.81 meters/second, 1619.3 km/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.77 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1006.09 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 misouth1006.06 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.7"0.52 miwest0° 19' 17.0"22.10 misouth22.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 57' South, Longitude: 35° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.74 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.1"1004.39 miwest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 misouth1004.41 mi
24 hours11° 33' 54.3"799.56 mieast4° 19' 13.4"296.88 misouth851.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:40 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisThu 10:40 AM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleThu 11:40 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisThu 10:40 AM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:10 PM2377 km1477 miles1284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 12:10 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 10:40 AM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:10 PM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:40 AM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmSouth S
BangaloreThu 12:10 PM3010 km1870 miles1625 nmNorth N
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