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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 59' North
Longitude: 78° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.30 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 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 03' South
Longitude: 45° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 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' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.7"994.83 miwest0° 11' 16.6"12.92 minorth995.09 mi
24 hours12° 48' 44.9"881.40 mieast4° 37' 30.4"317.82 minorth939.58 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 KotteFri 12:20 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:20 PM460 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleFri 11:50 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
KalmunaiFri 12:20 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:20 PM634 km394 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addu CityFri 11:50 AM722 km449 miles390 nmSouthwest SW
KulhudhuffushiFri 11:50 AM725 km451 miles392 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiFri 12:20 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth N
BangaloreFri 12:20 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 12:20 PM1134 km705 miles613 nmNorth N
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