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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° 38' 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"1020.58 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.4"3.88 miwest0° 21' 01.5"24.09 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° 26' 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"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.7"961.31 miwest0° 06' 00.0"6.88 misouth961.09 mi
24 hours13° 13' 48.1"879.64 mieast1° 57' 03.6"134.17 misouth885.39 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 AM244 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
Banda AcehThu 12:56 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSoutheast SE
YangonThu 12:26 PM918 km571 miles496 nmNortheast NE
VisakhapatnamThu 11:26 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW
BangkokThu 12:56 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiThu 11:26 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedanThu 12:56 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmSoutheast SE
NaypyidawThu 12:26 PM1184 km736 miles639 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BhubaneshwarThu 11:26 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:26 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest-southwest WSW
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