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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.

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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 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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 58° 12' 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"15.65 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:28 PM854 km530 miles461 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityFri 12:28 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 11:28 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest W
MaleFri 12:28 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:28 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:58 PM1984 km1233 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:28 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboFri 12:58 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:58 PM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:58 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNortheast NE
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