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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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 27' South
Longitude: 69° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.00 meters/second, 1659.6 km/hour, 1031.2 miles/hour or 896.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1031.27 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.25 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.6"4.57 miwest0° 22' 43.2"26.02 misouth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 12' North
Longitude: 7° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"964.35 miwest0° 07' 20.0"8.41 misouth964.69 mi
24 hours11° 34' 36.6"769.10 mieast3° 18' 29.0"227.45 misouth807.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 1:10 PM387 km241 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityTue 12:10 PM784 km487 miles423 nmNortheast NE
MaleTue 12:10 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaTue 11:10 AM1518 km943 miles819 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramTue 12:40 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboTue 12:40 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 12:40 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisTue 11:10 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiTue 12:40 PM2071 km1287 miles1119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisTue 11:10 AM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmSouthwest SW
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