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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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 07:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 07' North
Longitude: 60° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.5"6.06 miwest0° 23' 21.3"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 04' South
Longitude: 143° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.02 meters/second, 1497.7 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.5"930.36 miwest0° 01' 08.5"1.31 minorth930.42 mi
24 hours13° 56' 26.4"900.00 mieast1° 04' 31.4"73.98 minorth906.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 11:48 AM799 km497 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSat 12:48 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 1:48 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuSat 10:48 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:18 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiSat 1:18 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboSat 1:18 PM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:18 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenSat 10:48 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 11:48 AM2273 km1413 miles1227 nmSouth S
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