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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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 80° 50' 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' 41.3"0.79 minorth3.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 42' South, Longitude: 15° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 24.1"1002.21 miwest0° 11' 22.7"13.03 minorth1002.31 mi
24 hours12° 06' 52.0"837.90 mieast4° 28' 54.3"307.94 minorth892.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShahdolThu 12:08 PM56 km35 miles30 nmEast-southeast ESE
KatniThu 12:08 PM64 km40 miles34 nmNorthwest NW
Sihora RoadThu 12:08 PM73 km46 miles40 nmWest W
JabalpurThu 12:08 PM95 km59 miles51 nmWest-southwest WSW
MandlaThu 12:08 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PannaThu 12:08 PM109 km68 miles59 nmNorthwest NW
ChitrakutaThu 12:08 PM129 km80 miles70 nmNorth N
SatnaThu 12:08 PM129 km80 miles70 nmNorth N
RewaThu 12:08 PM133 km82 miles72 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SidhiThu 12:08 PM154 km96 miles83 nmNortheast NE
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