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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' North, Longitude: 83° 15' 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"1009.48 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1009.50 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.66 miwest0° 19' 15.5"22.07 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° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.5 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"965.41 miwest0° 05' 53.7"6.76 minorth965.20 mi
24 hours12° 13' 21.1"814.46 mieast1° 56' 03.1"133.01 minorth821.31 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 Noon323 km200 miles174 nmWest W
KakinadaSun 12:00 Noon407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VisakhapatnamSun 12:00 Noon472 km293 miles255 nmNorth N
TrincomaleeSun 12:00 Noon580 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BangaloreSun 12:00 Noon619 km385 miles334 nmWest W
AnantapurSun 12:00 Noon628 km390 miles339 nmWest-northwest WNW
HyderabadSun 12:00 Noon677 km421 miles366 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon681 km423 miles368 nmSouthwest SW
KalmunaiSun 12:00 Noon682 km424 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BhubaneshwarSun 12:00 Noon804 km500 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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