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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 areas 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 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 78° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 448.52 meters/second, 1614.7 kilometres/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1003.12 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1003.09 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miWest0° 18' 48.7"21.56 miSouth21.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' South, Longitude: 62° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 kilometres/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 47.0"985.25 miWest0° 09' 51.3"11.29 miSouth985.05 mi
24 hours12° 49' 31.8"872.71 miEast3° 40' 28.0"252.58 miSouth903.02 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:30 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM2296 km1426 miles1239 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon2410 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 10:30 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:30 AM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon2583 km1605 miles1395 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:30 AM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruSat 12:00 Noon3074 km1910 miles1660 nmNorth N

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