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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 06:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 14' North, Longitude: 77° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.2"27.13 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' South, Longitude: 49° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.37 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.3"958.04 miwest0° 05' 14.5"6.01 misouth957.83 mi
24 hours13° 06' 47.3"868.63 mieast1° 38' 20.9"112.73 misouth872.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityFri 11:56 AM500 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 11:56 AM625 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:26 PM782 km486 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:26 PM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyFri 12:26 PM853 km530 miles461 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiFri 11:56 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:26 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth N
KalmunaiFri 12:26 PM927 km576 miles500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 12:56 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 12:26 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmNorth N
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