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Day and Night World Map

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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 56' South
Longitude: 64° 19' 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 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 45' North
Longitude: 58° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.89 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"939.01 miwest0° 01' 43.5"1.98 minorth938.93 mi
24 hours11° 40' 32.1"755.40 mieast0° 14' 36.0"16.74 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 1:30 PM936 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM983 km611 miles531 nmWest W
MaleFri 12:30 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:30 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:30 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:00 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
ColomboFri 1:00 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:00 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 1:00 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuFri 10:30 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-northwest WNW
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