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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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: 86° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 451.31 meters/second, 1624.7 kilometres/hour, 1009.6 miles/hour or 877.3 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"16.83 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1009.40 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 miSouth1009.42 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.7"3.66 miWest0° 19' 15.3"22.06 miSouth22.36 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° 03' West

The ground speed is currently 431.68 meters/second, 1554.0 kilometres/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 29.3"16.09 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.2"965.43 miWest0° 05' 54.7"6.77 miNorth965.22 mi
24 hours12° 13' 24.0"814.53 miEast1° 56' 27.8"133.48 miNorth821.44 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
VisakhapatnamSun 11:50 AM560 km348 miles303 nm NNW
KakinadaSun 11:50 AM566 km352 miles306 nm NW
ChennaiSun 11:50 AM626 km389 miles338 nm W
BhubaneshwarSun 11:50 AM757 km470 miles409 nm N
JaffnaSun 11:50 AM778 km483 miles420 nm WSW
KalmunaiSun 11:50 AM808 km502 miles436 nm SW
KandySun 11:50 AM900 km559 miles486 nm SW
BengaluruSun 11:50 AM920 km572 miles497 nm W
HyderabadSun 11:50 AM921 km573 miles497 nm WNW
AnantapurSun 11:50 AM923 km574 miles498 nm W