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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° 49' 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.77 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° 22' 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"957.98 miwest0° 05' 14.6"6.01 misouth957.78 mi
24 hours13° 06' 45.9"868.55 mieast1° 38' 23.6"112.78 misouth872.01 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 AM531 km330 miles287 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:56 AM648 km402 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:26 PM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:26 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyFri 12:26 PM841 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KulhudhuffushiFri 11:56 AM881 km548 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
KalmunaiFri 12:26 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:26 PM920 km571 miles497 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaFri 12:56 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 12:26 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth N
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