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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.

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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° 37' 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"1003.15 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.12 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° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.39 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"985.00 miwest0° 09' 49.8"11.26 misouth984.81 mi
24 hours12° 50' 27.3"873.57 mieast3° 39' 40.7"251.69 misouth903.59 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 PM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:00 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:00 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 11:00 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 12:00 Noon2125 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 10:00 AM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:30 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:30 PM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:00 Noon2637 km1638 miles1424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniSat 10:00 AM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmWest W
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