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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 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 30' South
Longitude: 73° 07' 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"1004.63 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1004.60 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 18' South
Longitude: 44° 55' 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"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.6"997.43 miwest0° 10' 39.2"12.20 misouth997.34 mi
24 hours12° 09' 00.1"835.43 mieast4° 07' 40.2"283.70 misouth878.46 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 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 10:50 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 10:50 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 11:50 AM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:50 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:20 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:20 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:20 PM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:50 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 9:50 AM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmWest-southwest WSW
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