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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, April 25, 2014 at 6:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 82° 00' East

The ground speed is currently 451.74 meters/second, 1626.3 kilometres/hour, 1010.5 miles/hour or 878.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.84 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1010.37 miWest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 miNorth1010.34 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.4"2.82 miWest0° 19' 27.1"22.29 miNorth22.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' South, Longitude: 33° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 447.33 meters/second, 1610.4 kilometres/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.4"1000.56 miWest0° 11' 20.0"12.98 miNorth1000.73 mi
24 hours12° 19' 27.6"851.39 miEast4° 33' 13.5"312.88 miNorth907.83 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiFri 12:00 Noon188 km117 miles101 nmWest W
UrapakkamFri 12:00 Noon213 km132 miles115 nmWest W
Maraimalai NagarFri 12:00 Noon219 km136 miles118 nmWest-southwest WSW
TiruvallurFri 12:00 Noon227 km141 miles123 nmWest W
KakinadaFri 12:00 Noon419 km260 miles226 nmNorth N
JaffnaFri 12:00 Noon445 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BengaluruFri 12:00 Noon483 km300 miles261 nmWest W
AnantapurFri 12:00 Noon505 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamFri 12:00 Noon515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TrincomaleeFri 12:00 Noon517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S

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