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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: 66° 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"1034.02 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1034.01 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° 32' 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"939.05 miwest0° 01' 44.4"2.00 minorth938.96 mi
24 hours11° 40' 30.2"755.39 mieast0° 14' 59.5"17.19 minorth754.96 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 PM675 km420 miles365 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityFri 12:20 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 12:20 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:50 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 12:50 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiFri 12:50 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:20 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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