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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 07:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 64° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 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"1028.74 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.5"4.13 miwest0° 22' 25.7"25.69 misouth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' North, Longitude: 23° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.41 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 25.3"1000.78 miwest0° 12' 01.1"13.77 misouth1001.00 mi
24 hours11° 59' 06.2"826.80 mieast4° 56' 44.0"339.83 misouth895.41 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 1:28 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
VictoriaFri 11:28 AM1036 km644 miles559 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisFri 11:28 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 12:28 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:28 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoFri 10:28 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:58 PM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 10:28 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboFri 12:58 PM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:58 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmNortheast NE
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