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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° 55' 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"1006.02 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 misouth1005.99 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.7"0.52 miwest0° 19' 17.0"22.09 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: 36° 02' 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' 40.2"1004.32 miwest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 misouth1004.34 mi
24 hours11° 33' 52.9"799.48 mieast4° 19' 13.5"296.86 misouth851.15 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 PM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:40 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 10:40 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisThu 10:40 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:10 PM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 12:10 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmNorth N
VictoriaThu 10:40 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:10 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:40 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmSouth S
BangaloreThu 12:10 PM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmNorth N
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