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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

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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° 38' 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"998.72 miwest0° 00' 45.3"0.87 misouth998.69 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: 99° 57' 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"942.88 miwest0° 03' 09.5"3.62 misouth942.74 mi
24 hours14° 26' 04.0"944.95 mieast0° 38' 59.4"44.70 misouth944.16 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 PM994 km618 miles537 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 10:40 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 10:40 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleTue 11:40 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandTue 11:40 AM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmSouth S
VictoriaTue 10:40 AM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 12:10 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmNorth N
ColomboTue 12:10 PM2549 km1584 miles1377 nmNorth N
AntananarivoTue 9:40 AM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmWest W
BangaloreTue 12:10 PM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmNorth N
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