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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 7:10:00 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 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 41' South, Longitude: 69° 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"1032.66 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.5"4.85 miWest0° 22' 52.9"26.20 miSouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 30° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.00 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.44 miWest0° 02' 55.6"3.36 miSouth941.59 mi
24 hours11° 41' 06.0"758.12 miEast1° 36' 41.8"110.85 miSouth769.96 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 1:10 PM373 km232 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CitySun 12:10 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
MaleSun 12:10 PM1180 km734 miles637 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSun 11:10 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:40 PM1777 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSun 12:40 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:40 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSun 12:40 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSun 11:10 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmSouthwest SW
BengaluruSun 12:40 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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