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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 = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 7:08:00 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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 32' South, Longitude: 70° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.49 meters/second, 1665.0 km/hour, 1034.6 miles/hour or 899.0 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' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1034.53 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 32.1"5.21 miWest0° 23' 04.5"26.43 miSouth26.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 64° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.27 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.78 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miNorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.2"946.53 miWest0° 04' 00.5"4.60 miNorth946.34 mi
24 hours11° 33' 39.7"753.65 miEast1° 10' 40.5"81.03 miNorth755.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 1:08 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CityThu 12:08 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 12:08 PM1032 km642 miles557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:38 PM1627 km1011 miles878 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 11:08 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmWest W
ColomboThu 12:38 PM1663 km1034 miles898 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:38 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 12:38 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengaluruThu 12:38 PM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 11:08 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouthwest SW

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