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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 Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 30' North, Longitude: 81° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.14 meters/second, 1624.1 km/hour, 1009.2 miles/hour or 876.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.82 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1009.08 miwest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 minorth1009.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 22.8"2.67 miwest0° 19' 13.8"22.03 minorth22.20 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° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 19.1"1001.84 miwest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 minorth1001.88 mi
24 hours12° 15' 40.0"847.82 mieast4° 25' 32.6"304.12 minorth899.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiSat 12:00 Noon160 km99 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
TiruvallurSat 12:00 Noon195 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
Maraimalai NagarSat 12:00 Noon197 km122 miles106 nmWest-southwest WSW
NelloreSat 12:00 Noon211 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
KanchipuramSat 12:00 Noon226 km141 miles122 nmWest-southwest WSW
TirumalaSat 12:00 Noon246 km153 miles133 nmWest W
KakinadaSat 12:00 Noon387 km241 miles209 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 12:00 Noon451 km280 miles243 nmWest W
AnantapurSat 12:00 Noon461 km286 miles249 nmWest-northwest WNW
VisakhapatnamSat 12:00 Noon491 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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