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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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 58' North, Longitude: 86° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.31 meters/second, 1667.9 km/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.45 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miwest0° 23' 24.9"26.82 minorth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 08' South, Longitude: 53° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.66 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 40.9"994.64 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.90 minorth994.90 mi
24 hours12° 49' 01.3"881.55 mieast4° 37' 15.8"317.54 minorth939.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiFri 11:50 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorthwest NW
KandyFri 11:50 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM802 km498 miles433 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 11:50 AM809 km503 miles437 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiFri 11:50 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:50 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiFri 11:50 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:20 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest W
MedanFri 1:20 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmEast E
BangaloreFri 11:50 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorthwest NW
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