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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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 06:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 83° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.75 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 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"952.00 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth952.00 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 mieast0° 00' 16.8"0.32 minorth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' North, Longitude: 1° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.44 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.6"1000.88 miwest0° 10' 55.3"12.51 minorth1000.85 mi
24 hours11° 57' 28.2"825.43 mieast4° 11' 51.1"288.45 minorth871.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DaltonganjFri 11:58 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNortheast NE
RobertsganjFri 11:58 AM141 km87 miles76 nmNorth N
GumlaFri 11:58 AM154 km96 miles83 nmEast-southeast ESE
SidhiFri 11:58 AM165 km103 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
SundergarhFri 11:58 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShahdolFri 11:58 AM180 km112 miles97 nmWest W
BhabuaFri 11:58 AM187 km116 miles101 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SasaramFri 11:58 AM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AurangabadFri 11:58 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
MirzapurFri 11:58 AM197 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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