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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 = Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 45' South, Longitude: 75° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.53 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.65 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.7"998.65 miWest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 miSouth998.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.4"0.62 miEast0° 18' 02.7"20.68 miSouth20.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 100° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.61 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.72 miWest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.2"942.83 miWest0° 03' 09.6"3.62 miSouth942.68 mi
24 hours14° 26' 03.5"944.88 miEast0° 39' 03.0"44.77 miSouth944.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 12:40 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 10:40 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 11:40 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisTue 10:40 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandTue 11:40 AM2449 km1522 miles1323 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 12:10 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth N
ColomboTue 12:10 PM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmNorth N
VictoriaTue 10:40 AM2553 km1586 miles1379 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoTue 9:40 AM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmWest W
BengaluruTue 12:10 PM3181 km1976 miles1718 nmNorth N

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