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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 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 30' South, Longitude: 73° 24' 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"1004.56 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1004.53 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.5"0.29 miwest0° 19' 02.9"21.83 misouth21.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' South, Longitude: 45° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.93 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.6"997.37 miwest0° 10' 39.3"12.20 misouth997.28 mi
24 hours12° 08' 58.3"835.34 mieast4° 07' 41.1"283.69 misouth878.38 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 12:50 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 10:50 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 10:50 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 11:50 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:50 AM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:20 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:20 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:20 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:50 AM2614 km1624 miles1411 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 9:50 AM2801 km1740 miles1512 nmWest-southwest WSW
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