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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 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 60' North, Longitude: 66° 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"1036.43 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 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' South, Longitude: 33° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 43.0"995.14 miwest0° 11' 18.4"12.95 minorth995.39 mi
24 hours12° 48' 18.0"881.13 mieast4° 37' 53.7"318.26 minorth939.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 12:40 PM844 km524 miles456 nmEast E
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:40 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityFri 12:40 PM891 km554 miles481 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaFri 1:40 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:10 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 11:40 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 1:10 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 1:10 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:10 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreFri 1:10 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNortheast NE
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