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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 49' South
Longitude: 80° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.52 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.4"1003.20 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.16 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.4"0.07 miwest0° 18' 48.7"21.56 misouth21.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 21' South
Longitude: 64° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.57 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.6"985.40 miwest0° 09' 51.7"11.30 misouth985.21 mi
24 hours12° 49' 16.1"872.54 mieast3° 40' 41.4"252.85 misouth902.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:20 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:20 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:50 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 11:50 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 10:20 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:20 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramSat 11:50 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 10:20 AM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 10:20 AM2979 km1851 miles1608 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSat 1:20 PM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmEast-northeast ENE
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