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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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' North, Longitude: 83° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.94 meters/second, 1666.6 km/hour, 1035.6 miles/hour or 899.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.62 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 minorth1035.61 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.4"5.15 miwest0° 23' 16.9"26.66 minorth27.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' North, Longitude: 76° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.8"999.85 miwest0° 11' 27.3"13.12 minorth999.84 mi
24 hours12° 32' 22.4"866.10 mieast4° 24' 57.0"303.45 minorth915.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KalmunaiSun 12:00 Noon439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandySun 12:00 Noon494 km307 miles267 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:00 Noon515 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSun 12:00 Noon521 km324 miles282 nmNorthwest NW
TrincomaleeSun 12:00 Noon582 km362 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:00 Noon882 km548 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon894 km556 miles483 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiSun 12:00 Noon1086 km675 miles586 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:30 AM1095 km680 miles591 nmWest W
BangaloreSun 12:00 Noon1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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