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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 82° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 462.24 meters/second, 1664.1 kilometres/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1033.98 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.96 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.3"5.10 miWest0° 23' 01.1"26.36 miSouth26.85 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 41° 45' West

The ground speed is currently 420.00 meters/second, 1512.0 kilometres/hour, 939.5 miles/hour or 816.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miNorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.6"939.19 miWest0° 01' 50.3"2.11 miNorth939.10 mi
24 hours11° 40' 18.3"755.28 miEast0° 17' 22.4"19.92 miNorth754.82 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:20 PM1105 km686 miles597 nm WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM1326 km824 miles716 nm N
ColomboFri 11:50 AM1333 km828 miles720 nm N
MaleFri 11:20 AM1386 km861 miles748 nm NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:50 AM1589 km987 miles858 nm NNW
MaduraiFri 11:50 AM1699 km1055 miles917 nm NNW
ChennaiFri 11:50 AM2000 km1242 miles1080 nm N
BengaluruFri 11:50 AM2040 km1267 miles1101 nm NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:20 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nm ENE
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nm ENE