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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).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 455.07 meters/second, 1638.2 kilometres/hour, 1018.0 miles/hour or 884.6 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"16.97 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.4"1017.85 miWest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 miSouth1017.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.4"2.38 miWest0° 21' 01.9"24.09 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° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 431.84 meters/second, 1554.6 kilometres/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 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' 28.2"16.10 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.9"965.81 miWest0° 08' 35.3"9.84 miNorth966.19 mi
24 hours12° 18' 08.8"821.03 miEast3° 44' 49.1"257.58 miNorth866.88 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 GarciaMon 1:06 PM531 km330 miles287 nm NE
Port LouisMon 11:06 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nm SW
VictoriaMon 11:06 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nm WNW
MaleMon 12:06 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nm NNE
Saint-DenisMon 11:06 AM1853 km1151 miles1000 nm SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:36 PM2305 km1432 miles1244 nm NNE
ColomboMon 12:36 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nm NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:36 PM2327 km1446 miles1257 nm NNE
AntananarivoMon 10:06 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nm WSW
MaduraiMon 12:36 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nm NNE