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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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 63° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.33 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"1032.01 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1032.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.5"4.71 miwest0° 22' 48.1"26.12 misouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 24° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.35 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 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"951.27 miwest0° 05' 14.6"6.01 misouth951.53 mi
24 hours11° 37' 24.7"761.88 mieast2° 30' 39.8"172.70 misouth786.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:34 AM862 km536 miles465 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 1:34 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmEast E
MaleMon 12:34 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:34 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:34 AM1834 km1139 miles990 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 10:34 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 10:34 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:04 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
MoroniMon 10:34 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboMon 1:04 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
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