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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 6:30:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 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 miSouth1009.43 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 of the movement is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiSun 12:00 Noon356 km221 miles192 nmWest W
KakinadaSun 12:00 Noon416 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VisakhapatnamSun 12:00 Noon473 km294 miles256 nmNorth N
TrincomaleeSun 12:00 Noon592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KurnoolSun 12:00 Noon650 km404 miles351 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengaluruSun 12:00 Noon650 km404 miles351 nmWest W
AnantapurSun 12:00 Noon657 km409 miles355 nmWest-northwest WNW
KalmunaiSun 12:00 Noon690 km429 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HyderabadSun 12:00 Noon701 km435 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon707 km439 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW

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