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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

UTC time = Friday, April 25, 2014 at 6:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 79° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.74 meters/second, 1626.3 km/hour, 1010.5 miles/hour or 878.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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"1010.36 miWest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 miNorth1010.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.3"2.81 miWest0° 19' 27.0"22.28 miNorth22.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 30° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 01.6"1000.59 miWest0° 11' 20.2"12.98 miNorth1000.76 mi
24 hours12° 19' 24.5"851.35 miEast4° 33' 13.5"312.88 miNorth907.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TiruvallurFri 12:10 PM44 km27 miles24 nmEast E
KanchipuramFri 12:10 PM47 km29 miles25 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VelloreFri 12:10 PM50 km31 miles27 nmSouthwest SW
TirumalaFri 12:10 PM57 km36 miles31 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Maraimalai NagarFri 12:10 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSoutheast SE
ChennaiFri 12:10 PM84 km52 miles46 nmEast E
ThiruvannaamalaiFri 12:10 PM117 km73 miles63 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ViluppuramFri 12:10 PM138 km86 miles75 nmSouth S
PuducherryFri 12:10 PM143 km89 miles77 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NelloreFri 12:10 PM150 km93 miles81 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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