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Day and Night World Map

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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 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 04' South
Longitude: 69° 06' 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"1032.02 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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 42' North
Longitude: 19° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.26 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.3 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"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"951.07 miwest0° 05' 12.3"5.97 misouth951.33 mi
24 hours11° 37' 28.5"761.79 mieast2° 29' 48.8"171.72 misouth786.12 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 1:10 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityMon 12:10 PM746 km463 miles403 nmNortheast NE
MaleMon 12:10 PM1234 km767 miles667 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaMon 11:10 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:40 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:40 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:40 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:10 AM2001 km1243 miles1081 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiMon 12:40 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 11:10 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmSouthwest SW
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