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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 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' North, Longitude: 78° 47' 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"1036.37 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 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' South, Longitude: 46° 15' 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' 41.6"994.76 miwest0° 11' 16.6"12.91 minorth995.01 mi
24 hours12° 48' 45.6"881.34 mieast4° 37' 29.9"317.79 minorth939.52 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 PM450 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:20 PM451 km280 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KandyFri 12:20 PM519 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KalmunaiFri 12:20 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 11:50 AM601 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:20 PM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TrincomaleeFri 12:20 PM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Addu CityFri 11:50 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
KulhudhuffushiFri 11:50 AM751 km467 miles406 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiFri 12:20 PM770 km479 miles416 nmNorth N
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