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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 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 69° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.95 meters/second, 1663.0 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"1033.40 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.9"4.98 miwest0° 22' 57.1"26.29 misouth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 41° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.12 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"937.28 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 misouth937.31 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.2"756.54 mieast0° 40' 58.3"46.98 misouth759.70 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 1:08 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CitySat 12:08 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNortheast NE
MaleSat 12:08 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 11:08 AM1586 km986 miles856 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:38 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:38 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:38 PM1760 km1093 miles950 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 12:38 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:08 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreSat 12:38 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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