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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 Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 10' South, Longitude: 75° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.64 meters/second, 1557.5 km/hour, 967.8 miles/hour or 841.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.13 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.6"967.44 miwest0° 00' 27.2"0.52 misouth967.41 mi
24 hours0° 05' 01.8"5.41 mieast0° 10' 40.3"12.24 misouth13.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 3° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.81 meters/second, 1619.3 km/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.77 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 43.0"1006.10 miwest0° 10' 32.9"12.08 misouth1006.16 mi
24 hours11° 06' 50.7"768.77 mieast4° 14' 42.9"291.69 misouth821.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 12:44 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:44 AM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmSouth S
Port LouisWed 10:44 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmWest W
Saint-DenisWed 10:44 AM2125 km1321 miles1147 nmWest W
MaleWed 11:44 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth N
VictoriaWed 10:44 AM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoWed 9:44 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:14 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisWed 11:44 AM3168 km1969 miles1711 nmSouth S
MoroniWed 9:44 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmWest-northwest WNW
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