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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 72° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.87 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"1028.71 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.4"3.36 miwest0° 22' 51.6"26.18 minorth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 08' South, Longitude: 70° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.81 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 12.6"997.23 miwest0° 11' 55.0"13.65 minorth997.44 mi
24 hours12° 57' 14.5"893.77 mieast4° 47' 47.8"329.59 minorth954.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 1:20 PM52 km32 miles28 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CitySat 12:20 PM764 km475 miles412 nmNorth N
MaleSat 12:20 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:50 PM1784 km1109 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:50 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmWest W
MaduraiSat 12:50 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreSat 12:50 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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