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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 07:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 62° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.22 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 misouth1034.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.09 miwest0° 23' 00.9"26.36 misouth26.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 07:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 60° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.88 meters/second, 1511.6 km/hour, 939.2 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"938.99 miwest0° 01' 42.8"1.96 minorth938.90 mi
24 hours11° 40' 33.5"755.41 mieast0° 14' 17.3"16.39 minorth754.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 11:38 AM762 km473 miles411 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 1:38 PM1150 km714 miles621 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleFri 12:38 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 11:38 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:38 AM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuFri 10:38 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:08 PM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 10:38 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 10:38 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 1:08 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNortheast NE
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