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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 = Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 7:54:00 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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 07' North, Longitude: 60° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.11 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.68 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miSouth1033.69 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.0"6.01 miWest0° 22' 43.9"26.03 miSouth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 05' North, Longitude: 22° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.69 meters/second, 1507.3 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.61 miWest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 miSouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.9"936.25 miWest0° 01' 25.9"1.64 miSouth936.33 mi
24 hours11° 53' 09.0"767.24 miEast1° 02' 19.1"71.45 miSouth773.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:54 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSun 12:54 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmEast E
MogadishuSun 10:54 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:24 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 1:54 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmSoutheast SE
AdenSun 10:54 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaduraiSun 1:24 PM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmEast-northeast ENE
MumbaiSun 1:24 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
BengaluruSun 1:24 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast-northeast ENE
PuneSun 1:24 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmNortheast NE

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