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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 = Saturday, October 6, 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 70° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.95 meters/second, 1663.0 km/hour, 1033.4 miles/hour or 898.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.33 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.32 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.9"4.97 miWest0° 22' 57.1"26.29 miSouth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 41° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.12 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"937.21 miWest0° 00' 34.6"0.66 miSouth937.24 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.2"756.48 miEast0° 40' 55.6"46.93 miSouth759.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 1:08 PM344 km214 miles186 nmSoutheast SE
Addu CitySat 12:08 PM617 km384 miles333 nmNortheast NE
MaleSat 12:08 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 11:08 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:38 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 12:38 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:38 PM1740 km1081 miles939 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 12:38 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:08 AM2131 km1324 miles1150 nmSouthwest SW
BengaluruSat 12:38 PM2186 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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