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Day and Night World Map

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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 36' North
Longitude: 68° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.45 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"1036.78 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.8"5.20 miwest0° 23' 28.1"26.88 minorth27.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 13' South
Longitude: 23° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.82 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 854.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.1"983.79 miwest0° 10' 06.0"11.57 minorth984.11 mi
24 hours13° 03' 21.1"888.86 mieast4° 17' 41.2"295.17 minorth941.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleThu 12:30 PM575 km357 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityThu 12:30 PM623 km387 miles337 nmSoutheast SE
KulhudhuffushiThu 12:30 PM668 km415 miles360 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:00 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaThu 1:30 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiThu 1:00 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 1:00 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:00 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreThu 1:00 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 11:30 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmWest-southwest WSW
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