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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 35' South
Longitude: 82° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.85 meters/second, 1655.5 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1028.68 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.0"3.36 miwest0° 22' 51.4"26.18 minorth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 16' South
Longitude: 80° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.72 meters/second, 1604.6 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.0"997.03 miwest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 minorth997.25 mi
24 hours12° 57' 47.2"894.25 mieast4° 47' 46.3"329.56 minorth954.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:40 PM1148 km714 miles620 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 12:10 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:40 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSat 12:10 PM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 12:10 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:40 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 2:40 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmEast-northeast ENE
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