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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, December 10, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 81° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.21 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"955.28 miwest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 misouth955.27 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.33 mieast0° 04' 58.6"5.71 misouth9.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 36° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.05 meters/second, 1551.8 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 40.4"964.01 miwest0° 09' 17.3"10.65 misouth963.72 mi
24 hours14° 09' 15.7"945.74 mieast3° 15' 04.0"223.58 misouth964.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:26 AM1687 km1049 miles911 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaMon 12:26 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisMon 10:26 AM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 10:26 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 11:26 AM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleMon 11:26 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaMon 1:26 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:56 AM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:26 AM3453 km2146 miles1865 nmWest-northwest WNW
PerthMon 2:26 PM3528 km2192 miles1905 nmEast-southeast ESE
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