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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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 08' South
Longitude: 75° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.9"1001.70 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth1001.67 mi
24 hours0° 00' 08.8"0.17 mieast0° 18' 33.6"21.27 misouth21.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 04' South
Longitude: 72° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.55 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.6"969.64 miwest0° 08' 18.9"9.53 misouth969.39 mi
24 hours13° 31' 47.3"907.92 mieast2° 54' 51.6"200.40 misouth923.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:40 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSun 10:40 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSun 11:40 AM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSun 10:40 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM2481 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:10 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:40 AM2495 km1551 miles1347 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:40 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:10 PM2618 km1627 miles1413 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 9:40 AM3018 km1875 miles1630 nmWest-southwest WSW
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