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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

UTC time = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 7:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 53' North, Longitude: 69° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.52 meters/second, 1661.5 km/hour, 1032.4 miles/hour or 897.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.36 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.37 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.9"5.92 miWest0° 22' 32.8"25.82 miSouth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 37° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.8"942.28 miWest0° 03' 20.7"3.84 miNorth942.12 mi
24 hours11° 38' 52.8"756.06 miEast0° 54' 01.2"61.94 miNorth756.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiFri 12:20 PM405 km252 miles219 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 12:20 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityFri 12:20 PM831 km516 miles449 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:50 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaluruFri 12:50 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:50 PM1051 km653 miles567 nmEast-northeast ENE
ColomboFri 12:50 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast E
BengaluruFri 12:50 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmNortheast NE
AnantapurFri 12:50 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE

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