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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 63° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.65 meters/second, 1661.9 km/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.72 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.4"4.84 miwest0° 22' 52.8"26.20 misouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 36° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.63 miwest0° 02' 58.2"3.40 misouth941.78 mi
24 hours11° 41' 02.8"758.21 mieast1° 37' 38.9"111.95 misouth770.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:34 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:34 PM1039 km646 miles561 nmEast E
MaleSun 12:34 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 11:34 AM1714 km1065 miles926 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:34 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSun 10:34 AM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:04 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoSun 10:34 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSun 10:34 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboSun 1:04 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNortheast NE
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