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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 Friday, April 25, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 79° 13' 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"1010.43 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 minorth1010.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.3"2.81 miwest0° 19' 27.0"22.29 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° 52' South, Longitude: 30° 21' 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"1000.67 miwest0° 11' 20.2"12.98 minorth1000.83 mi
24 hours12° 19' 24.2"851.41 mieast4° 33' 13.5"312.90 minorth907.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VelloreFri 12:10 PM31 km19 miles17 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TirumalaFri 12:10 PM56 km35 miles30 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KanchipuramFri 12:10 PM67 km42 miles36 nmSoutheast SE
TiruvallurFri 12:10 PM75 km47 miles41 nmEast E
Maraimalai NagarFri 12:10 PM98 km61 miles53 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThiruvannaamalaiFri 12:10 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSouth S
ChennaiFri 12:10 PM117 km73 miles63 nmEast E
KrishnagiriFri 12:10 PM129 km80 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
ViluppuramFri 12:10 PM142 km88 miles76 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PuducherryFri 12:10 PM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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