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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 07:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 64° 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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 58° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.90 meters/second, 1511.6 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' 54.8"939.02 miwest0° 01' 43.7"1.98 minorth938.93 mi
24 hours11° 40' 31.6"755.40 mieast0° 14' 40.8"16.83 minorth754.98 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 1:28 PM883 km549 miles477 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaFri 11:28 AM1039 km645 miles561 nmWest W
MaleFri 12:28 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:28 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:58 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:28 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboFri 12:58 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:58 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:58 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuFri 10:28 AM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmWest-northwest WNW
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