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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 06:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' South, Longitude: 79° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.90 meters/second, 1655.6 km/hour, 1028.8 miles/hour or 894.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.78 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.8"4.13 miwest0° 22' 26.0"25.70 misouth26.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 27' North, Longitude: 37° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.1"1000.54 miwest0° 11' 58.9"13.72 misouth1000.77 mi
24 hours11° 58' 14.7"825.59 mieast4° 56' 06.1"339.10 misouth894.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:28 PM764 km475 miles413 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:28 AM1451 km902 miles783 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:58 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 11:58 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:58 AM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 11:58 AM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmNorth N
BangaloreFri 11:58 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 11:58 AM2286 km1421 miles1234 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:28 AM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmWest W
Port LouisFri 10:28 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmWest-southwest WSW
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