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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 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 32' South, Longitude: 69° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.49 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"1034.61 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 32.1"5.21 miwest0° 23' 04.5"26.43 misouth26.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 65° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.27 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.2"946.59 miwest0° 04' 00.5"4.60 minorth946.40 mi
24 hours11° 33' 40.2"753.70 mieast1° 10' 37.9"80.99 minorth755.26 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 1:08 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityThu 12:08 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 12:08 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 11:08 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:38 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 12:38 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:38 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 12:38 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreThu 12:38 PM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 11:08 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSouthwest SW
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