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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 06:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 74° 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"1006.08 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 misouth1006.05 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.5"0.52 miwest0° 19' 16.9"22.10 misouth22.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 58' South, Longitude: 34° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.01 meters/second, 1616.4 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' 39.8"1004.38 miwest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 misouth1004.40 mi
24 hours11° 33' 59.3"799.65 mieast4° 19' 12.7"296.87 misouth851.31 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 12:44 PM795 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisThu 10:44 AM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleThu 11:44 AM2033 km1264 miles1098 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisThu 10:44 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 10:44 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:14 PM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 12:14 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:14 PM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:44 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmSouth S
AntananarivoThu 9:44 AM2938 km1826 miles1586 nmWest-southwest WSW
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