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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 = Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 7:18:00 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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 09' South, Longitude: 67° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.72 meters/second, 1665.8 km/hour, 1035.1 miles/hour or 899.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.6"1035.06 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 miSouth1035.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 37.7"5.32 miWest0° 23' 07.7"26.49 miSouth27.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 32' North, Longitude: 78° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.54 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.98 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.3"958.35 miWest0° 06' 04.1"6.96 miNorth958.11 mi
24 hours11° 23' 14.6"751.17 miEast2° 02' 14.3"140.12 miNorth759.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 1:18 PM622 km387 miles336 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityWed 12:18 PM712 km442 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleWed 12:18 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaWed 11:18 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:48 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNortheast NE
ColomboWed 12:48 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:48 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiWed 12:48 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisWed 11:18 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BengaluruWed 12:48 PM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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