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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 7:30:00 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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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° 32' 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"1009.46 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.91 miSouth1009.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.1"3.67 miWest0° 19' 16.0"22.07 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: 27° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.44 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.08 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.9"964.90 miWest0° 05' 48.3"6.65 miNorth964.69 mi
24 hours12° 13' 05.4"813.73 miEast1° 53' 52.0"130.50 miNorth820.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MangaluruSun 1:00 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast E
MumbaiSun 1:00 PM767 km476 miles414 nmNortheast NE
PuneSun 1:00 PM802 km499 miles433 nmNortheast NE
KulhudhuffushiSun 12:30 PM900 km559 miles486 nmSoutheast SE
SuratSun 1:00 PM973 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruSun 1:00 PM979 km609 miles529 nmEast E
AnantapurSun 1:00 PM988 km614 miles533 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:00 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiSun 1:00 PM1113 km691 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
AhmedabadSun 1:00 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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