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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 = Monday, August 18, 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 Monday, August 18, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' North, Longitude: 83° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.91 meters/second, 1626.9 km/hour, 1010.9 miles/hour or 878.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.85 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1010.74 miWest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 miSouth1010.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.0"3.80 miWest0° 19' 27.9"22.30 miSouth22.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 18, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' North, Longitude: 1° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.48 meters/second, 1538.9 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"15.94 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.3"956.01 miWest0° 03' 40.1"4.21 miNorth955.86 mi
24 hours12° 05' 47.1"797.98 miEast1° 01' 59.3"71.06 miNorth798.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChennaiMon 12:00 Noon348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
KakinadaMon 12:00 Noon448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VisakhapatnamMon 12:00 Noon508 km316 miles275 nmNorth N
TrincomaleeMon 12:00 Noon558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BengaluruMon 12:00 Noon643 km399 miles347 nmWest W
KalmunaiMon 12:00 Noon654 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KurnoolMon 12:00 Noon660 km410 miles357 nmWest-northwest WNW
AnantapurMon 12:00 Noon661 km411 miles357 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiMon 12:00 Noon683 km424 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandyMon 12:00 Noon714 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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