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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 07:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 04' South
Longitude: 68° 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' 06.6"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.2"26.12 misouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 42' North
Longitude: 20° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.28 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 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"951.10 miwest0° 05' 12.8"5.98 misouth951.37 mi
24 hours11° 37' 27.9"761.81 mieast2° 29' 57.2"171.89 misouth786.17 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 1:14 PM498 km309 miles269 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityMon 12:14 PM818 km508 miles441 nmNortheast NE
MaleMon 12:14 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaMon 11:14 AM1410 km876 miles762 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:44 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 11:14 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboMon 12:44 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:44 PM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiMon 12:44 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 11:14 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSouthwest SW
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