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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 = Friday, June 20, 2014 at 6:48:00 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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 78° 23' 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"951.94 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miNorth951.93 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 miEast0° 00' 16.5"0.31 miNorth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' North, Longitude: 6° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.41 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 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' 59.0"1000.75 miWest0° 10' 54.7"12.50 miNorth1000.72 mi
24 hours11° 57' 24.2"825.24 miEast4° 11' 32.8"288.08 miNorth871.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SagarFri 12:18 PM59 km37 miles32 nmNortheast NE
VidishaFri 12:18 PM60 km37 miles32 nmWest W
NarsinghpurFri 12:18 PM99 km62 miles54 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoshangabadFri 12:18 PM101 km63 miles55 nmSouthwest SW
BhopalFri 12:18 PM103 km64 miles55 nmWest W
TikamgarhFri 12:18 PM112 km69 miles60 nmNorth N
SehoreFri 12:18 PM135 km84 miles73 nmWest W
LalitpurFri 12:18 PM140 km87 miles76 nmNorth N
JabalpurFri 12:18 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast E
ChhindwaraFri 12:18 PM162 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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