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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 = Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 6:20:00 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 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 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"1009.40 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 of the movement is currently 431.68 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' 19.2"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VisakhapatnamSun 11:50 AM560 km348 miles303 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KakinadaSun 11:50 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
ChennaiSun 11:50 AM626 km389 miles338 nmWest W
BhubaneshwarSun 11:50 AM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth N
KalmunaiSun 11:50 AM808 km502 miles436 nmSouthwest SW
KandySun 11:50 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouthwest SW
BengaluruSun 11:50 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest W
HyderabadSun 11:50 AM921 km573 miles497 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurSun 11:50 AM923 km574 miles498 nmWest W
MaduraiSun 11:50 AM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW

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