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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' South, Longitude: 85° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 447.21 meters/second, 1610.0 kilometres/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 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"16.67 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"1000.19 miWest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 miSouth1000.16 mi
24 hours0° 00' 20.8"0.39 miEast0° 18' 18.9"20.99 miSouth20.99 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' South, Longitude: 95° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 426.85 meters/second, 1536.7 kilometres/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 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' 25.4"15.91 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 22.8"954.56 miWest0° 06' 07.1"7.01 miSouth954.33 mi
24 hours14° 05' 47.4"932.96 miEast1° 54' 52.5"131.67 miSouth937.34 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 GarciaMon 12:00 Noon1725 km1072 miles931 nm WNW
JakartaMon 1:00 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nm ENE
BandungMon 1:00 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nm ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:30 AM2555 km1587 miles1379 nm NNW
ColomboMon 11:30 AM2562 km1592 miles1383 nm NNW
MaleMon 11:00 AM2563 km1592 miles1384 nm NNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:00 AM2611 km1622 miles1410 nm SSW
Kuala LumpurMon 2:00 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nm NE
SingaporeMon 2:00 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nm NE
Port LouisMon 10:00 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nm WSW