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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, September 14, 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 Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 25' North, Longitude: 81° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.13 meters/second, 1667.3 km/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1035.97 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1035.98 mi
24 hours0° 05' 21.1"6.16 miWest0° 23' 02.5"26.39 miSouth27.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 32° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.65 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.98 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 28' 40.1"958.63 miWest0° 04' 29.9"5.16 miNorth958.46 mi
24 hours12° 25' 58.1"823.28 miEast1° 20' 44.5"92.54 miNorth825.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:00 Noon418 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 12:00 Noon426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandySun 12:00 Noon437 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KalmunaiSun 12:00 Noon445 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
TrincomaleeSun 12:00 Noon571 km355 miles308 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:00 Noon749 km466 miles405 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon807 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:30 AM883 km549 miles477 nmWest W
KulhudhuffushiSun 11:30 AM992 km616 miles535 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChennaiSun 12:00 Noon1076 km669 miles581 nmNorth N

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