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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' North, Longitude: 60° 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 misouth1034.36 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.6"6.04 miwest0° 22' 48.9"26.13 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 10° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.49 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 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 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.60 miwest0° 03' 51.6"4.43 misouth942.80 mi
24 hours11° 53' 42.2"773.12 mieast1° 59' 53.8"137.45 misouth789.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:54 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleMon 12:54 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmEast E
MogadishuMon 10:54 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:24 PM1871 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 1:54 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmSoutheast SE
AdenMon 10:54 AM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiMon 1:24 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiMon 10:54 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-northwest WNW
MumbaiMon 1:24 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreMon 1:24 PM2090 km1298 miles1128 nmEast-northeast ENE
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