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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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 22' North, Longitude: 85° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.13 meters/second, 1667.3 km/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.3 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' 11.2"1036.06 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.5"5.17 miwest0° 23' 21.0"26.74 minorth27.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 31' South, Longitude: 66° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.33 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.4"1000.65 miwest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 minorth1000.78 mi
24 hours12° 38' 20.1"874.00 mieast4° 39' 59.3"320.65 minorth930.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiSat 11:50 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
KandySat 11:50 AM730 km454 miles394 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:50 AM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboSat 11:50 AM779 km484 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiSat 11:50 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 11:50 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiSat 11:50 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:20 AM1383 km859 miles747 nmWest W
BangaloreSat 11:50 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorthwest NW
MedanSat 1:20 PM1416 km880 miles764 nmEast E
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