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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 = Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:28:00 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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 06:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 83° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.78 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.02 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth952.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.1"3.46 miEast0° 00' 41.5"0.80 miNorth3.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 44' South, Longitude: 13° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 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' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 23.9"1002.20 miWest0° 11' 22.7"13.03 miNorth1002.30 mi
24 hours12° 06' 57.7"838.01 miEast4° 28' 58.7"308.02 miNorth892.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DaltonganjThu 11:58 AM102 km63 miles55 nmNortheast NE
GumlaThu 11:58 AM131 km82 miles71 nmEast-southeast ESE
RobertsganjThu 11:58 AM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth N
SundergarhThu 11:58 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BhabuaThu 11:58 AM182 km113 miles98 nmNorth N
AurangabadThu 11:58 AM182 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
SasaramThu 11:58 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SidhiThu 11:58 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
JharsugudaThu 11:58 AM186 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RourkelaThu 11:58 AM190 km118 miles103 nmSoutheast SE

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