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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 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 08' South
Longitude: 73° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 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"1001.69 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth1001.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.0"0.17 mieast0° 18' 33.6"21.27 misouth21.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 05' South
Longitude: 69° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.50 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.8"969.53 miwest0° 08' 18.0"9.51 misouth969.28 mi
24 hours13° 32' 03.9"908.14 mieast2° 54' 28.9"199.97 misouth923.85 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 12:50 PM866 km538 miles468 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 10:50 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSun 10:50 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSun 11:50 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:50 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:20 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:20 PM2549 km1584 miles1377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:50 AM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmSouth S
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:20 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 9:50 AM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmWest-southwest WSW
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