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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

UTC time = Friday, November 1, 2013 at 6:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 78° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.17 meters/second, 1617.0 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"1004.58 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 miSouth1004.55 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.5"0.29 miWest0° 19' 03.1"21.83 miSouth21.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 14' South, Longitude: 50° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 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' 23.9"997.51 miWest0° 10' 39.6"12.21 miSouth997.41 mi
24 hours12° 08' 26.2"834.82 miEast4° 07' 57.1"284.00 miSouth878.01 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 12:30 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 11:30 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisFri 10:30 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 12:00 Noon2375 km1476 miles1283 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisFri 10:30 AM2532 km1574 miles1367 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:00 Noon2548 km1584 miles1376 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:30 AM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmSouth S
VictoriaFri 10:30 AM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruFri 12:00 Noon3039 km1888 miles1641 nmNorth N

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