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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 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 70° 05' 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"1033.96 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.10 miwest0° 23' 01.0"26.36 misouth26.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 53° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.93 meters/second, 1511.7 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' 55.1"939.03 miwest0° 01' 45.7"2.02 minorth938.94 mi
24 hours11° 40' 27.6"755.33 mieast0° 15' 30.2"17.78 minorth754.89 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 1:08 PM371 km230 miles200 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityFri 12:08 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 12:08 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:08 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:38 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:38 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:38 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:38 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangaloreFri 12:38 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:08 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouthwest SW
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