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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 = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 7:10:00 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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 45' North, Longitude: 71° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.36 meters/second, 1664.5 km/hour, 1034.3 miles/hour or 898.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.25 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1034.27 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.6"6.04 miWest0° 22' 48.7"26.12 miSouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' North, Longitude: 0° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.36 meters/second, 1516.9 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' 30.2"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.25 miWest0° 03' 47.1"4.34 miSouth942.45 mi
24 hours11° 53' 44.3"772.87 miEast1° 58' 07.6"135.42 miSouth789.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaleMon 12:10 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
KulhudhuffushiMon 12:10 PM255 km158 miles138 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityMon 12:10 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:40 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiMon 12:40 PM908 km564 miles490 nmNortheast NE
ColomboMon 12:40 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:40 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast-northeast ENE
MangaluruMon 12:40 PM960 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruMon 12:40 PM1112 km691 miles601 nmNortheast NE
AnantapurMon 12:40 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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