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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 23' North, Longitude: 68° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.12 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.2 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"1036.04 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.03 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.4"5.17 miwest0° 23' 20.8"26.74 minorth27.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 17' South, Longitude: 49° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 14.7"1000.77 miwest0° 11' 44.5"13.45 minorth1000.90 mi
24 hours12° 37' 56.4"873.63 mieast4° 39' 39.5"320.27 minorth930.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleSat 12:30 PM571 km355 miles308 nmEast E
KulhudhuffushiSat 12:30 PM627 km389 miles338 nmNortheast NE
Addu CitySat 12:30 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:00 PM1100 km683 miles594 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 1:30 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiSat 1:00 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSat 1:00 PM1327 km824 miles716 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:00 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreSat 1:00 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNortheast NE
ChennaiSat 1:00 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNortheast NE
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