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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 06:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 31' South, Longitude: 82° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.50 meters/second, 1665.0 km/hour, 1034.6 miles/hour or 899.0 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' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1034.63 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.61 mi
24 hours0° 04' 32.3"5.22 miwest0° 23' 04.6"26.43 misouth26.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 06:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' North, Longitude: 53° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.43 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.0"946.94 miwest0° 04' 04.9"4.68 minorth946.75 mi
24 hours11° 33' 21.4"753.63 mieast1° 12' 30.1"83.13 minorth755.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:18 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:48 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 11:48 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:18 AM1379 km857 miles744 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 11:48 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 11:48 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiThu 11:48 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNorth N
BangaloreThu 11:48 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:18 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 2:18 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmEast-northeast ENE
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