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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 12' North, Longitude: 83° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.59 meters/second, 1668.9 km/hour, 1037.0 miles/hour or 901.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.02 miwest0° 00' 58.9"1.12 minorth1037.01 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.3"5.21 miwest0° 23' 31.3"26.94 minorth27.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 24° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.24 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.9"968.96 miwest0° 08' 07.2"9.30 minorth969.29 mi
24 hours13° 21' 26.3"896.47 mieast3° 38' 08.8"249.92 minorth936.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiWed 12:00 Noon624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyWed 12:00 Noon672 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:00 Noon684 km425 miles370 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboWed 12:00 Noon691 km429 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:00 Noon1042 km648 miles563 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiWed 12:00 Noon1070 km665 miles578 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 11:30 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest W
ChennaiWed 12:00 Noon1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreWed 12:00 Noon1384 km860 miles747 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanWed 1:30 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmEast E
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