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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' North, Longitude: 81° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.46 meters/second, 1668.4 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 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' South, Longitude: 35° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.61 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 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' 59.6"983.32 miwest0° 10' 02.8"11.51 minorth983.65 mi
24 hours13° 03' 55.8"889.13 mieast4° 16' 39.9"294.00 minorth941.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:10 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 12:10 PM497 km309 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyThu 12:10 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
KalmunaiThu 12:10 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
TrincomaleeThu 12:10 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:10 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNorthwest NW
MaleThu 11:40 AM860 km534 miles464 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiThu 12:10 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addu CityThu 11:40 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
KulhudhuffushiThu 11:40 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-northwest WNW
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