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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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 67° 01' 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"1033.33 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.31 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.9"4.97 miwest0° 22' 57.1"26.29 misouth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 44° 35' 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"937.22 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.68 misouth937.26 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.2"756.49 mieast0° 41' 23.8"47.46 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 1:20 PM638 km397 miles345 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CitySat 12:20 PM851 km529 miles459 nmNortheast NE
MaleSat 12:20 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:50 PM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboSat 12:50 PM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 12:50 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSouthwest SW
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