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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° 40' 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"1037.09 miwest0° 00' 58.9"1.12 minorth1037.09 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° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.25 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"969.04 miwest0° 08' 07.2"9.31 minorth969.36 mi
24 hours13° 21' 25.5"896.52 mieast3° 38' 11.0"249.98 minorth936.95 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 Noon613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyWed 12:00 Noon656 km408 miles354 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:00 Noon664 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboWed 12:00 Noon671 km417 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:00 Noon1019 km633 miles550 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiWed 12:00 Noon1051 km653 miles568 nmNorthwest NW
MaleWed 11:30 AM1149 km714 miles621 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiWed 12:00 Noon1261 km783 miles681 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreWed 12:00 Noon1368 km850 miles739 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaWed 12:30 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSouthwest SW
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