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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' North, Longitude: 83° 35' 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"1036.79 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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' South, Longitude: 37° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 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' 59.2"983.23 miwest0° 10' 02.1"11.50 minorth983.56 mi
24 hours13° 04' 02.8"889.18 mieast4° 16' 27.6"293.76 minorth941.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiThu 12:00 Noon569 km354 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyThu 12:00 Noon615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:00 Noon626 km389 miles338 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 12:00 Noon632 km393 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:00 Noon984 km611 miles531 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiThu 12:00 Noon1011 km628 miles546 nmNorthwest NW
MaleThu 11:30 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest W
ChennaiThu 12:00 Noon1217 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreThu 12:00 Noon1326 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaThu 12:30 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmSouthwest SW
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