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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 07:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 32' South, Longitude: 64° 53' 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' 11.4"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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 70° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.21 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.7 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' 16.7"946.45 miwest0° 03' 58.7"4.56 minorth946.26 mi
24 hours11° 33' 47.6"753.73 mieast1° 09' 53.0"80.13 minorth755.22 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 1:28 PM889 km552 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityThu 12:28 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaThu 11:28 AM1047 km651 miles565 nmWest W
MaleThu 12:28 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 11:28 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:58 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisThu 11:28 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboThu 12:58 PM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:58 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 12:58 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
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