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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 77° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.96 meters/second, 1663.1 km/hour, 1033.4 miles/hour or 898.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.42 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.41 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.1"4.98 miwest0° 22' 57.2"26.29 misouth26.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 34° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.11 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"937.25 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 misouth937.28 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.9"756.51 mieast0° 39' 43.0"45.54 misouth759.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:36 PM631 km392 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 11:36 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 11:36 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:06 PM1369 km850 miles739 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:06 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:06 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmNorth N
MaduraiSat 12:06 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
BangaloreSat 12:06 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:06 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:36 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmWest W
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