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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 24' North, Longitude: 68° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.34 meters/second, 1624.8 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"1009.53 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.92 misouth1009.56 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.1"3.67 miwest0° 19' 16.0"22.08 misouth22.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' North, Longitude: 28° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.44 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 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' 05.7"0.11 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.9"964.96 miwest0° 05' 48.2"6.65 minorth964.75 mi
24 hours12° 13' 05.2"813.77 mieast1° 53' 49.6"130.46 minorth820.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MangaloreSun 1:00 PM716 km445 miles387 nmEast E
MumbaiSun 1:00 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNortheast NE
PuneSun 1:00 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNortheast NE
KulhudhuffushiSun 12:30 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
SuratSun 1:00 PM991 km615 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreSun 1:00 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmEast E
AnantapurSun 1:00 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:00 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiSun 1:00 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast-southeast ESE
AhmedabadSun 1:00 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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