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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 450.71 meters/second, 1622.6 kilometres/hour, 1008.2 miles/hour or 876.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1008.05 miWest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 miSouth1008.08 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: 25° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 436.86 meters/second, 1572.7 kilometres/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"977.07 miWest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 miNorth976.85 mi
24 hours12° 19' 11.2"831.06 miEast2° 47' 50.7"192.32 miNorth848.21 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiSat 12:00 Noon366 km228 miles198 nmWest W
KakinadaSat 12:00 Noon385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VisakhapatnamSat 12:00 Noon439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
JaffnaSat 12:00 Noon596 km370 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
TrincomaleeSat 12:00 Noon627 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KurnoolSat 12:00 Noon641 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurSat 12:00 Noon656 km408 miles354 nmWest W
BengaluruSat 12:00 Noon659 km409 miles356 nmWest W
HyderabadSat 12:00 Noon680 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
KalmunaiSat 12:00 Noon725 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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