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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 07:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 65° 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"1032.02 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.00 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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' North, Longitude: 22° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.31 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 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' 51.7"951.19 miwest0° 05' 13.7"5.99 misouth951.45 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.4"761.84 mieast2° 30' 18.6"172.29 misouth786.31 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 1:24 PM767 km477 miles414 nmEast E
VictoriaMon 11:24 AM1135 km706 miles613 nmWest W
MaleMon 12:24 PM1435 km891 miles775 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:24 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:24 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:54 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
ColomboMon 12:54 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:54 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiMon 12:54 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 10:24 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmSouthwest SW
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