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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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 67° 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"1033.95 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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 56° 16' 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' 44.6"2.00 minorth938.90 mi
24 hours11° 40' 30.0"755.34 mieast0° 15' 02.0"17.24 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 1:20 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityFri 12:20 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNortheast NE
MaleFri 12:20 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:50 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 12:50 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiFri 12:50 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:20 AM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmSouthwest SW
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