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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, September 14, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 25' North, Longitude: 81° 08' 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"1036.05 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1036.06 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° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.64 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 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"958.69 miwest0° 04' 29.8"5.16 minorth958.52 mi
24 hours12° 25' 57.5"823.32 mieast1° 20' 41.8"92.50 minorth825.52 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 Noon407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 12:00 Noon412 km256 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandySun 12:00 Noon432 km269 miles233 nmNorth N
KalmunaiSun 12:00 Noon449 km279 miles243 nmNorth N
TrincomaleeSun 12:00 Noon570 km354 miles308 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:00 Noon729 km453 miles394 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon793 km493 miles428 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:30 AM852 km529 miles460 nmWest W
KulhudhuffushiSun 11:30 AM962 km598 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CitySun 11:30 AM999 km621 miles540 nmWest-southwest WSW
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