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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 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 69° 35' 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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 53° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.92 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"939.02 miwest0° 01' 45.5"2.02 minorth938.93 mi
24 hours11° 40' 28.1"755.33 mieast0° 15' 25.4"17.69 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 1:10 PM411 km255 miles222 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityFri 12:10 PM612 km380 miles331 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 12:10 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:10 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:40 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:40 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:40 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:40 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:10 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreFri 12:40 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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