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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 45' North
Longitude: 71° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.36 meters/second, 1664.5 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.33 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1034.34 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.6"6.04 miwest0° 22' 48.7"26.13 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 06' North
Longitude: 0° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.36 meters/second, 1516.9 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' 30.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.32 miwest0° 03' 47.2"4.34 misouth942.52 mi
24 hours11° 53' 44.1"772.93 mieast1° 58' 10.2"135.48 misouth789.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleMon 12:10 PM237 km147 miles128 nmEast-southeast ESE
KulhudhuffushiMon 12:10 PM274 km170 miles148 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityMon 12:10 PM629 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:40 PM736 km458 miles398 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiMon 12:40 PM932 km579 miles503 nmNortheast NE
ColomboMon 12:40 PM963 km598 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:40 PM967 km601 miles522 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaloreMon 12:40 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreMon 12:40 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNortheast NE
AnantapurMon 12:40 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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