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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° 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"1006.01 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 misouth1005.98 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.5"0.52 miwest0° 19' 16.9"22.09 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° 57' South, Longitude: 35° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.01 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' 40.0"1004.31 miwest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 misouth1004.33 mi
24 hours11° 33' 57.9"799.57 mieast4° 19' 12.8"296.85 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 12:44 PM805 km500 miles434 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisThu 10:44 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleThu 11:44 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisThu 10:44 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 10:44 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:14 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 12:14 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:14 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:44 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth S
AntananarivoThu 9:44 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmWest-southwest WSW
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