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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 7:34:00 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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 45' North, Longitude: 65° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.37 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"1034.26 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1034.28 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.6"6.04 miWest0° 22' 48.8"26.13 miSouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 5° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.43 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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"942.40 miWest0° 03' 49.4"4.39 miSouth942.60 mi
24 hours11° 53' 43.2"772.97 miEast1° 59' 04.1"136.50 miSouth789.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KulhudhuffushiMon 12:34 PM840 km522 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleMon 12:34 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast E
Addu CityMon 12:34 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmSoutheast SE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:04 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiMon 1:04 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 1:34 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaMon 11:34 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboMon 1:04 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmEast E
BengaluruMon 1:04 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 1:04 PM1589 km988 miles858 nmEast E

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