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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

UTC time = Monday, November 4, 2013 at 6:30:00 AM.

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

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

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' South, Longitude: 78° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.67 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"1000.16 miWest0° 00' 46.0"0.88 miSouth1000.13 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.0"0.39 miEast0° 18' 18.5"20.98 miSouth20.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 88° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.72 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.91 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 21.0"954.27 miWest0° 06' 03.8"6.95 miSouth954.04 mi
24 hours14° 06' 23.1"933.37 miEast1° 53' 26.6"130.03 miSouth937.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:30 PM1113 km691 miles601 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 11:30 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 10:30 AM2275 km1414 miles1229 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:00 Noon2474 km1538 miles1336 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:30 AM2479 km1540 miles1339 nmSouth S
ColomboMon 12:00 Noon2479 km1540 miles1339 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisMon 10:30 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 10:30 AM2782 km1728 miles1502 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruMon 12:00 Noon3143 km1953 miles1697 nmNorth N
JakartaMon 1:30 PM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmEast-northeast ENE

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