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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 07:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 71° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.34 meters/second, 1660.8 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"1032.03 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.01 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.7"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.2"26.12 misouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' North, Longitude: 16° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.22 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 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' 51.5"950.99 miwest0° 05' 11.4"5.95 misouth951.25 mi
24 hours11° 37' 30.0"761.76 mieast2° 29' 27.4"171.32 misouth785.99 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 1:00 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Addu CityMon 12:00 Noon619 km385 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleMon 12:00 Noon1152 km716 miles622 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 12:30 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:30 PM1705 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:30 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaMon 11:00 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmWest W
MaduraiMon 12:30 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 11:00 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmSouthwest SW
BangaloreMon 12:30 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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