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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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' North, Longitude: 72° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.52 meters/second, 1661.5 km/hour, 1032.4 miles/hour or 897.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.42 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1032.44 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.8"5.92 miwest0° 22' 32.8"25.82 misouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 34° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"942.41 miwest0° 03' 21.7"3.86 minorth942.25 mi
24 hours11° 38' 47.9"756.08 mieast0° 54' 26.3"62.42 minorth756.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:08 PM126 km78 miles68 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 12:08 PM237 km148 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:38 PM598 km372 miles323 nmEast-northeast ENE
KochiFri 12:38 PM638 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityFri 12:08 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth S
MaduraiFri 12:38 PM790 km491 miles426 nmNortheast NE
MangaloreFri 12:38 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:38 PM855 km531 miles462 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:38 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast E
KandyFri 12:38 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast E
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