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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' South, Longitude: 84° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.35 meters/second, 1660.9 km/hour, 1032.0 miles/hour or 896.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1032.05 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.9"4.72 miwest0° 22' 48.4"26.12 misouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' North, Longitude: 4° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.04 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"950.58 miwest0° 05' 06.9"5.86 misouth950.84 mi
24 hours11° 37' 37.9"761.58 mieast2° 27' 40.7"169.28 misouth785.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:10 PM1299 km807 miles702 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:40 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboMon 11:40 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleMon 11:10 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 11:40 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiMon 11:40 AM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanMon 1:10 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiMon 11:40 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurMon 2:10 PM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreMon 11:40 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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