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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 22' North, Longitude: 80° 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 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 27' South, Longitude: 61° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.35 meters/second, 1610.5 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' 13.7"1000.68 miwest0° 11' 44.4"13.44 minorth1000.81 mi
24 hours12° 38' 13.3"873.89 mieast4° 39' 53.9"320.54 minorth930.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 12:10 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandySat 12:10 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth N
KalmunaiSat 12:10 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TrincomaleeSat 12:10 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:10 PM719 km447 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSat 12:10 PM788 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:40 AM829 km515 miles448 nmWest W
KulhudhuffushiSat 11:40 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CitySat 11:40 AM977 km607 miles527 nmWest-southwest WSW
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