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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 07:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 32' South, Longitude: 67° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.48 meters/second, 1664.9 km/hour, 1034.5 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"1034.60 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 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 67° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.24 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 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' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.0"946.52 miwest0° 03' 59.6"4.58 minorth946.33 mi
24 hours11° 33' 43.8"753.72 mieast1° 10' 15.6"80.56 minorth755.24 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 1:18 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityThu 12:18 PM768 km477 miles415 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 12:18 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 11:18 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:48 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 12:48 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:48 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 12:48 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 11:18 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisThu 11:18 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmSouthwest SW
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