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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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 13' South, Longitude: 69° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.07 meters/second, 1638.2 km/hour, 1018.0 miles/hour or 884.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.4"1017.92 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 misouth1017.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.4"2.38 miwest0° 21' 01.9"24.10 misouth24.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 164° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.84 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 21.0"965.89 miwest0° 08' 35.3"9.85 minorth966.27 mi
24 hours12° 18' 06.6"821.06 mieast3° 44' 50.8"257.64 minorth866.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 1:06 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:06 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 11:06 AM1695 km1054 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 12:06 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 11:06 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboMon 12:36 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:36 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:36 PM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 10:06 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiMon 12:36 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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