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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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 27' South
Longitude: 63° 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"1031.25 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 misouth1031.24 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.3"4.57 miwest0° 22' 43.1"26.02 misouth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 10' North
Longitude: 13° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.29 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 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' 01.0"964.59 miwest0° 07' 22.2"8.45 misouth964.93 mi
24 hours11° 34' 35.1"769.27 mieast3° 19' 14.8"228.32 misouth808.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 11:34 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaTue 1:34 PM1042 km648 miles563 nmEast E
Port LouisTue 11:34 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleTue 12:34 PM1655 km1028 miles894 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisTue 11:34 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoTue 10:34 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuTue 10:34 AM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniTue 10:34 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 1:04 PM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 1:04 PM2384 km1482 miles1287 nmNortheast NE
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