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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' South, Longitude: 68° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 461.00 meters/second, 1659.6 kilometres/hour, 1031.2 miles/hour or 896.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1031.19 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1031.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.5"4.57 miWest0° 22' 43.2"26.02 miSouth26.42 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' North, Longitude: 8° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 431.19 meters/second, 1552.3 kilometres/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"964.31 miWest0° 07' 20.4"8.41 miSouth964.65 mi
24 hours11° 34' 36.5"769.07 miEast3° 18' 34.4"227.54 miSouth807.76 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 1:14 PM462 km287 miles250 nm ESE
Addu CityTue 12:14 PM833 km518 miles450 nm NE
MaleTue 12:14 PM1309 km814 miles707 nm NNE
VictoriaTue 11:14 AM1438 km894 miles777 nm W
ThiruvananthapuramTue 12:44 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nm NNE
Port LouisTue 11:14 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nm SW
ColomboTue 12:44 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nm NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 12:44 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nm NE
MaduraiTue 12:44 PM2112 km1313 miles1141 nm NNE
Saint-DenisTue 11:14 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nm SW