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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 60' North, Longitude: 68° 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"1036.43 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 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 36° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 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' 42.6"995.08 miwest0° 11' 18.0"12.94 minorth995.33 mi
24 hours12° 48' 23.3"881.18 mieast4° 37' 49.3"318.18 minorth939.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 12:30 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast-northeast ENE
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:30 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityFri 12:30 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:00 PM1116 km693 miles603 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 1:30 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiFri 1:00 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 1:00 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:00 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreFri 1:00 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest-southwest WSW
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