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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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 82° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.25 meters/second, 1656.9 km/hour, 1029.6 miles/hour or 894.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.58 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 minorth1029.60 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.4"3.50 miwest0° 22' 57.6"26.30 minorth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 32' North, Longitude: 93° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.0"1000.70 miwest0° 11' 56.4"13.67 minorth1000.78 mi
24 hours12° 40' 30.5"876.77 mieast4° 39' 32.3"320.14 minorth932.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:40 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM1591 km988 miles859 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 12:10 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:40 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:10 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSun 12:10 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSun 12:10 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth N
BangaloreSun 12:10 PM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSun 2:40 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 2:40 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmEast-northeast ENE
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