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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 07:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 70° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 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"1003.09 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.06 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miwest0° 18' 48.4"21.55 misouth21.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' South, Longitude: 54° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.40 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.1 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 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.8"984.95 miwest0° 09' 49.8"11.26 misouth984.75 mi
24 hours12° 50' 25.2"873.48 mieast3° 39' 42.4"251.71 misouth903.51 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 1:00 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:00 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:00 AM1768 km1099 miles955 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 11:00 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 12:00 Noon2120 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 10:00 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:30 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:30 PM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:00 Noon2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniSat 10:00 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmWest W
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