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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 6:40:00 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).

= 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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 79° 30' 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"1010.36 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 is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 kilometres/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 01.6"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TiruvallurFri 12:10 PM44 km27 miles24 nmEast E
ChittoorFri 12:10 PM44 km28 miles24 nmWest W
KanchipuramFri 12:10 PM47 km29 miles25 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VelloreFri 12:10 PM50 km31 miles27 nmSouthwest SW
TirupatiFri 12:10 PM50 km31 miles27 nmNorth N
TirumalaFri 12:10 PM57 km36 miles31 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SrikalahastiFri 12:10 PM67 km41 miles36 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UrapakkamFri 12:10 PM71 km44 miles38 nmEast-southeast ESE
Maraimalai NagarFri 12:10 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSoutheast SE
ChennaiFri 12:10 PM84 km52 miles46 nmEast E

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