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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 Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' North, Longitude: 85° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.31 meters/second, 1624.7 km/hour, 1009.6 miles/hour or 877.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.83 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1009.47 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1009.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.66 miwest0° 19' 15.3"22.06 misouth22.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' North, Longitude: 11° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.3"965.49 miwest0° 05' 54.6"6.77 minorth965.28 mi
24 hours12° 13' 23.7"814.57 mieast1° 56' 25.4"133.44 minorth821.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KakinadaSun 11:50 AM545 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
VisakhapatnamSun 11:50 AM545 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiSun 11:50 AM595 km370 miles321 nmWest W
BhubaneshwarSun 11:50 AM756 km470 miles408 nmNorth N
KalmunaiSun 11:50 AM791 km492 miles427 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandySun 11:50 AM880 km547 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreSun 11:50 AM890 km553 miles480 nmWest W
AnantapurSun 11:50 AM893 km555 miles482 nmWest W
HyderabadSun 11:50 AM899 km559 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiSun 11:50 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
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