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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 = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 6:54:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 06:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 41' South, Longitude: 73° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.66 meters/second, 1662.0 km/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.67 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.66 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.6"4.85 miWest0° 22' 52.9"26.21 miSouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 06:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 26° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.96 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.9"941.36 miWest0° 02' 54.2"3.33 miSouth941.51 mi
24 hours11° 41' 08.1"758.09 miEast1° 36' 05.2"110.16 miSouth769.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:54 PM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addu CitySun 11:54 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
MaleSun 11:54 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:24 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:24 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:24 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaduraiSun 12:24 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSun 10:54 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest W
BengaluruSun 12:24 PM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiSun 12:24 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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