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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 14, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 13' North, Longitude: 66° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.22 meters/second, 1667.6 km/hour, 1036.2 miles/hour or 900.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1036.26 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.26 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.6"6.13 miwest0° 23' 05.2"26.44 misouth27.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 08' North, Longitude: 43° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.14 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.5"995.69 miwest0° 11' 38.4"13.33 misouth995.98 mi
24 hours11° 55' 41.3"818.77 mieast4° 50' 50.0"333.09 misouth887.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleFri 12:28 PM775 km482 miles419 nmEast E
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:28 PM811 km504 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityFri 12:28 PM846 km525 miles457 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:58 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 1:28 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaduraiFri 12:58 PM1473 km916 miles796 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 11:28 AM1512 km940 miles817 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 12:58 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:58 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreFri 12:58 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNortheast NE
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