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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 7:54:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 19' South, Longitude: 58° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.94 meters/second, 1663.0 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 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"1033.31 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.30 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.8"4.97 miWest0° 22' 57.0"26.28 miSouth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 60' North, Longitude: 52° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.14 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 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' 00.6"0.01 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.8"937.26 miWest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 miSouth937.29 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.3"756.52 miEast0° 42' 43.7"48.99 miSouth759.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 11:54 AM348 km216 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 1:54 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmEast E
Port LouisSat 11:54 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmSouth S
MogadishuSat 10:54 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSat 11:54 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 10:54 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 10:54 AM1920 km1193 miles1036 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSat 12:54 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 10:54 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmWest W
NairobiSat 10:54 AM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmWest W

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