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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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 45' North
Longitude: 65° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.37 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"1034.34 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1034.35 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.6"6.04 miwest0° 22' 48.8"26.13 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 04' North
Longitude: 5° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.43 meters/second, 1517.2 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' 30.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.47 miwest0° 03' 49.6"4.39 misouth942.67 mi
24 hours11° 53' 43.1"773.03 mieast1° 59' 06.8"136.56 misouth789.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiMon 12:34 PM870 km540 miles470 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleMon 12:34 PM897 km557 miles484 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:04 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiMon 1:04 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaMon 11:34 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaMon 1:34 PM1544 km959 miles833 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BangaloreMon 1:04 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmNortheast NE
ColomboMon 1:04 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 1:04 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmEast E
MumbaiMon 1:04 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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