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Day and Night World Map

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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 25' North
Longitude: 80° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.32 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"1009.49 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 misouth1009.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.9"3.66 miwest0° 19' 15.6"22.07 misouth22.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 37' North
Longitude: 16° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.61 meters/second, 1553.8 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"965.33 miwest0° 05' 52.8"6.74 minorth965.13 mi
24 hours12° 13' 18.5"814.34 mieast1° 55' 40.8"132.59 minorth821.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiSun 12:10 PM62 km38 miles33 nmSouthwest SW
TiruvallurSun 12:10 PM96 km59 miles52 nmWest-southwest WSW
Maraimalai NagarSun 12:10 PM106 km66 miles57 nmSouthwest SW
KanchipuramSun 12:10 PM131 km81 miles71 nmWest-southwest WSW
NelloreSun 12:10 PM142 km88 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
TirumalaSun 12:10 PM147 km91 miles79 nmWest W
VelloreSun 12:10 PM184 km115 miles100 nmWest-southwest WSW
PuducherrySun 12:10 PM192 km120 miles104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ViluppuramSun 12:10 PM213 km133 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
CuddaloreSun 12:10 PM214 km133 miles116 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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