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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' North, Longitude: 83° 47' 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"1036.38 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.37 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miwest0° 23' 24.8"26.81 minorth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' South, Longitude: 51° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.68 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 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' 41.0"994.63 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 minorth994.89 mi
24 hours12° 48' 56.5"881.45 mieast4° 37' 20.2"317.60 minorth939.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiFri 12:00 Noon537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyFri 12:00 Noon592 km368 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon609 km379 miles329 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 12:00 Noon616 km383 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeFri 12:00 Noon681 km423 miles367 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:00 Noon973 km605 miles525 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 12:00 Noon991 km616 miles535 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 11:30 AM1150 km714 miles621 nmWest W
ChennaiFri 12:00 Noon1183 km735 miles639 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreFri 12:00 Noon1301 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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