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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 = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 6:20:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 80° 54' 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"1003.13 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.10 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 Latitude: 10° 20' South, Longitude: 64° 34' 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"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.7"985.35 miWest0° 09' 51.8"11.30 miSouth985.15 mi
24 hours12° 49' 14.1"872.45 miEast3° 40' 43.1"252.86 miSouth902.86 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 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:20 AM2252 km1400 miles1216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:50 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 11:50 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 10:20 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:20 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramSat 11:50 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 10:20 AM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmWest-southwest WSW
JakartaSat 1:20 PM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaSat 10:20 AM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmWest-northwest WNW

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