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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 75° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 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"1004.64 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1004.61 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.5"0.29 miwest0° 19' 03.0"21.83 misouth21.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 47° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.96 meters/second, 1605.4 km/hour, 997.6 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' 23.2"997.50 miwest0° 10' 39.4"12.21 misouth997.41 mi
24 hours12° 08' 43.9"835.17 mieast4° 07' 48.2"283.85 misouth878.28 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 12:40 PM867 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisFri 10:40 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 11:40 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisFri 10:40 AM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:10 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM2466 km1533 miles1332 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:10 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:40 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 9:40 AM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmWest-southwest WSW
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