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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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: 65° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 462.23 meters/second, 1664.0 kilometres/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 58° 12' West

The ground speed is currently 419.90 meters/second, 1511.6 kilometres/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"938.96 miWest0° 01' 43.9"1.98 miNorth938.87 mi
24 hours11° 40' 31.5"755.35 miEast0° 14' 43.3"16.88 miNorth754.92 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:28 PM851 km529 miles459 nm ESE
Addu CityFri 12:28 PM1010 km628 miles545 nm ENE
VictoriaFri 11:28 AM1070 km665 miles578 nm W
MaleFri 12:28 PM1375 km854 miles742 nm NE
Port LouisFri 11:28 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nm SSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:58 PM1984 km1233 miles1072 nm NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:28 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nm SSW
ColomboFri 12:58 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nm NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:58 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nm NE
MaduraiFri 12:58 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nm NE