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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.

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

= 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 Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 30' North, Longitude: 81° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 451.14 meters/second, 1624.1 kilometres/hour, 1009.2 miles/hour or 876.9 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"16.82 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1009.01 miWest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 miNorth1008.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 22.8"2.67 miWest0° 19' 13.8"22.03 miNorth22.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' North, Longitude: 45° 22' East

The ground speed is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 kilometres/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 29.3"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.0"1001.78 miWest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 miNorth1001.81 mi
24 hours12° 15' 40.1"847.76 miEast4° 25' 33.3"304.11 miNorth898.98 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
ChennaiSat 12:00 Noon189 km117 miles102 nm WSW
UrapakkamSat 12:00 Noon217 km135 miles117 nm WSW
Maraimalai NagarSat 12:00 Noon225 km140 miles121 nm WSW
TiruvallurSat 12:00 Noon226 km141 miles122 nm W
NelloreSat 12:00 Noon238 km148 miles129 nm WNW
SrikalahastiSat 12:00 Noon246 km153 miles133 nm W
KakinadaSat 12:00 Noon384 km238 miles207 nm N
JaffnaSat 12:00 Noon475 km295 miles256 nm SSW
BengaluruSat 12:00 Noon481 km299 miles260 nm W
VisakhapatnamSat 12:00 Noon482 km299 miles260 nm NNE