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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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' North, Longitude: 69° 12' 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"1032.43 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.44 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.9"5.92 miwest0° 22' 32.8"25.82 misouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 37° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 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"0.06 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.8"942.34 miwest0° 03' 20.6"3.83 minorth942.18 mi
24 hours11° 38' 53.4"756.12 mieast0° 53' 58.7"61.89 minorth756.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:20 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast E
MaleFri 12:20 PM513 km319 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityFri 12:20 PM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:50 PM903 km561 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaloreFri 12:50 PM989 km615 miles534 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:50 PM1079 km670 miles583 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 12:50 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmEast E
BangaloreFri 12:50 PM1206 km750 miles651 nmNortheast NE
AnantapurFri 12:50 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmNortheast NE
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