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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 29' South
Longitude: 85° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.8"1004.68 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.92 misouth1004.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.9"0.30 miwest0° 19' 03.4"21.84 misouth21.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 09' South
Longitude: 57° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.08 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.7"997.77 miwest0° 10' 40.2"12.22 misouth997.68 mi
24 hours12° 07' 39.7"834.13 mieast4° 08' 19.8"284.45 misouth877.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:00 Noon1646 km1023 miles889 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:30 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 11:30 AM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:00 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaFri 1:00 PM2495 km1551 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 1:00 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:00 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:00 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:00 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisFri 10:00 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmWest-southwest WSW
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