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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° 31' 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 minorth1036.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miwest0° 23' 24.8"26.82 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° 06' South, Longitude: 50° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.69 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"994.71 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 minorth994.96 mi
24 hours12° 48' 55.8"881.50 mieast4° 37' 20.8"317.64 minorth939.65 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 Noon526 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandyFri 12:00 Noon574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon588 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 12:00 Noon594 km369 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeFri 12:00 Noon668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:00 Noon949 km590 miles512 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 12:00 Noon972 km604 miles525 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 11:30 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmWest W
ChennaiFri 12:00 Noon1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreFri 12:00 Noon1285 km798 miles694 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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