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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 62° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.01 meters/second, 1663.3 km/hour, 1033.5 miles/hour or 898.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.47 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.9"4.97 miwest0° 22' 58.6"26.31 misouth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 60' South, Longitude: 77° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.95 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.9"979.47 miwest0° 09' 11.0"10.52 misouth979.25 mi
24 hours12° 51' 15.5"869.76 mieast3° 20' 38.5"229.89 misouth893.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:40 AM733 km456 miles396 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:40 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleSun 12:40 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 11:40 AM1725 km1072 miles931 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:40 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSun 10:40 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSun 10:40 AM2186 km1359 miles1181 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSun 10:40 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:10 PM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSun 1:10 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmNortheast NE
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