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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 55' South
Longitude: 69° 49' 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' 26.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 45' North
Longitude: 53° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.93 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 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' 55.0"939.09 miwest0° 01' 45.7"2.02 minorth939.00 mi
24 hours11° 40' 27.9"755.38 mieast0° 15' 27.5"17.73 minorth754.95 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 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityFri 12:08 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 12:08 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:08 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:38 PM1683 km1045 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:38 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:38 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:38 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:08 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreFri 12:38 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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