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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 07:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 19' South, Longitude: 64° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.95 meters/second, 1663.0 km/hour, 1033.3 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 misouth1033.38 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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 46° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.13 meters/second, 1508.9 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' 43.9"937.30 miwest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 misouth937.33 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.3"756.55 mieast0° 41' 45.1"47.88 misouth759.80 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 1:28 PM879 km546 miles474 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaSat 11:28 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmWest W
MaleSat 12:28 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 11:28 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:28 AM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:58 PM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSat 12:58 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:58 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 12:58 PM2244 km1395 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuSat 10:28 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmWest-northwest WNW
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