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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 Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' North, Longitude: 83° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.71 meters/second, 1622.6 km/hour, 1008.2 miles/hour or 876.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.80 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.80 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.6"1008.12 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1008.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.4"3.52 miwest0° 19' 02.6"21.82 misouth22.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' North, Longitude: 26° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.86 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 29' 05.1"977.13 miwest0° 07' 57.9"9.13 minorth976.91 mi
24 hours12° 19' 10.8"831.11 mieast2° 47' 48.2"192.29 minorth848.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiSat 12:00 Noon336 km209 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
KakinadaSat 12:00 Noon375 km233 miles202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VisakhapatnamSat 12:00 Noon437 km272 miles236 nmNorth N
TrincomaleeSat 12:00 Noon615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AnantapurSat 12:00 Noon626 km389 miles338 nmWest W
BangaloreSat 12:00 Noon628 km391 miles339 nmWest W
HyderabadSat 12:00 Noon659 km410 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSat 12:00 Noon706 km439 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
KalmunaiSat 12:00 Noon717 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BhubaneshwarSat 12:00 Noon769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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