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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° 52' 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"1031.94 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.93 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° 09' 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"951.11 miwest0° 05' 13.6"5.99 misouth951.37 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.5"761.78 mieast2° 30' 16.2"172.24 misouth786.24 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 PM737 km458 miles398 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityMon 12:24 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaMon 11:24 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmWest W
MaleMon 12:24 PM1416 km880 miles764 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:24 AM1803 km1120 miles974 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:24 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:54 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmNortheast NE
ColomboMon 12:54 PM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:54 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiMon 12:54 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
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