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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 22' North
Longitude: 83° 26' 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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 29' South
Longitude: 63° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 13.5"1000.67 miwest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 minorth1000.80 mi
24 hours12° 38' 16.7"873.95 mieast4° 39' 56.6"320.60 minorth930.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiSat 12:00 Noon482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon551 km342 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon557 km346 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeSat 12:00 Noon625 km388 miles338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon915 km569 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSat 12:00 Noon933 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:30 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmWest W
ChennaiSat 12:00 Noon1129 km701 miles609 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BangaloreSat 12:00 Noon1243 km773 miles671 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AnantapurSat 12:00 Noon1407 km874 miles759 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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