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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 59' North
Longitude: 71° 00' 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"1036.44 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miwest0° 23' 24.7"26.81 minorth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 57' South
Longitude: 38° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.7 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"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.4"995.02 miwest0° 11' 17.7"12.94 minorth995.27 mi
24 hours12° 48' 28.7"881.24 mieast4° 37' 44.6"318.09 minorth939.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 12:20 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:20 PM462 km287 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Addu CityFri 12:20 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:50 PM897 km557 miles484 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 12:50 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiFri 12:50 PM1097 km682 miles593 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaFri 1:20 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouth S
BangaloreFri 12:50 PM1319 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 12:50 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmNortheast NE
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