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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 90° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.25 meters/second, 1642.5 km/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.51 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.4"3.88 miwest0° 21' 01.5"24.08 minorth24.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 65° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.83 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.7"961.25 miwest0° 06' 00.0"6.88 misouth961.04 mi
24 hours13° 13' 46.7"879.56 mieast1° 57' 06.3"134.22 misouth885.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port BlairThu 11:26 AM219 km136 miles118 nmNortheast NE
Banda AcehThu 12:56 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSoutheast SE
YangonThu 12:26 PM899 km559 miles485 nmNortheast NE
BangkokThu 12:56 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanThu 12:56 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmSoutheast SE
VisakhapatnamThu 11:26 AM1153 km716 miles622 nmNorthwest NW
NaypyidawThu 12:26 PM1169 km727 miles631 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiThu 11:26 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmWest-northwest WNW
BhubaneshwarThu 11:26 AM1213 km753 miles655 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:26 AM1272 km791 miles687 nmWest-southwest WSW
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