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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, July 17, 2014 at 6:38:00 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, July 17, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' North, Longitude: 82° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.62 meters/second, 1557.4 km/hour, 967.8 miles/hour or 841.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.13 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.7"967.39 miWest0° 00' 25.5"0.49 miSouth967.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 12.3"1.30 miEast0° 10' 21.3"11.87 miSouth11.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 20' North, Longitude: 33° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.50 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.9"1000.97 miWest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 miNorth1000.98 mi
24 hours12° 17' 11.4"849.16 miEast4° 23' 07.5"301.33 miNorth899.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RaipurThu 12:08 PM43 km26 miles23 nmWest W
NuapadaThu 12:08 PM66 km41 miles36 nmSoutheast SE
BhilaiThu 12:08 PM69 km43 miles37 nmWest W
DhamtariThu 12:08 PM74 km46 miles40 nmSouthwest SW
BarabankiThu 12:08 PM110 km68 miles59 nmSoutheast SE
BalangirThu 12:08 PM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
SonepurThu 12:08 PM175 km109 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
GondiaThu 12:08 PM194 km120 miles105 nmWest W
BargarhThu 12:08 PM199 km123 miles107 nmEast E
BalaghatThu 12:08 PM204 km126 miles110 nmWest-northwest WNW

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