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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: 66° 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"4.97 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° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.12 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.6 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' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"937.29 miwest0° 00' 35.9"0.69 misouth937.32 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.2"756.55 mieast0° 41' 26.5"47.52 misouth759.76 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 PM667 km415 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CitySat 12:20 PM876 km544 miles473 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmWest W
MaleSat 12:20 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:50 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboSat 12:50 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 12:50 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM2111 km1311 miles1140 nmSouthwest SW
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