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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' North, Longitude: 83° 32' 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 miSouth1009.43 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.66 miWest0° 19' 15.5"22.06 miSouth22.37 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' North, Longitude: 13° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 kilometres/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 05.9"0.11 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.3"965.35 miWest0° 05' 53.8"6.76 miNorth965.14 mi
24 hours12° 13' 21.5"814.41 miEast1° 56' 05.5"133.05 miNorth821.27 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
ChennaiSun 12:00 Noon356 km221 miles192 nm W
KakinadaSun 12:00 Noon416 km259 miles225 nm NNW
VisakhapatnamSun 12:00 Noon473 km294 miles256 nm N
JaffnaSun 12:00 Noon566 km352 miles306 nm SW
TrincomaleeSun 12:00 Noon592 km368 miles320 nm SSW
KurnoolSun 12:00 Noon650 km404 miles351 nm WNW
BengaluruSun 12:00 Noon650 km404 miles351 nm W
AnantapurSun 12:00 Noon657 km409 miles355 nm WNW
KalmunaiSun 12:00 Noon690 km429 miles372 nm SSW
HyderabadSun 12:00 Noon697 km433 miles376 nm NW