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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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' North, Longitude: 86° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.46 meters/second, 1668.5 km/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.9 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"1036.80 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.8"5.20 miwest0° 23' 28.4"26.88 minorth27.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 40° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.0"983.14 miwest0° 10' 01.5"11.48 minorth983.47 mi
24 hours13° 04' 09.9"889.24 mieast4° 16' 15.1"293.52 minorth941.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiThu 11:50 AM713 km443 miles385 nmNorthwest NW
KandyThu 11:50 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:50 AM833 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 11:50 AM840 km522 miles453 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 11:50 AM1198 km744 miles647 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 11:50 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiThu 11:50 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanThu 1:20 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast E
MaleThu 11:20 AM1408 km875 miles761 nmWest W
BangaloreThu 11:50 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorthwest NW
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