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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 06:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 72° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.23 meters/second, 1664.0 km/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1034.03 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1034.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.2"5.10 miwest0° 23' 01.0"26.36 misouth26.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 06:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' North, Longitude: 51° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.94 meters/second, 1511.8 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.3"939.12 miwest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 minorth939.03 mi
24 hours11° 40' 26.0"755.37 mieast0° 15' 50.9"18.17 minorth754.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:58 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth S
Addu CityFri 11:58 AM477 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
MaleFri 11:58 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 12:28 PM1555 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:28 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:28 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiFri 12:28 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 10:58 AM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 12:28 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiFri 12:28 PM2177 km1352 miles1175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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