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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 07:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 67° 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"1033.95 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.10 miwest0° 23' 00.9"26.36 misouth26.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 55° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 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' 54.9"938.99 miwest0° 01' 44.8"2.00 minorth938.90 mi
24 hours11° 40' 29.6"755.34 mieast0° 15' 06.7"17.33 minorth754.91 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 1:18 PM597 km371 miles322 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityFri 12:18 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 12:18 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:18 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:48 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 12:48 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:48 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:18 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiFri 12:48 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:18 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
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