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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 7:34:00 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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 63° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.65 meters/second, 1661.9 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"1032.65 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.64 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.4"4.84 miWest0° 22' 52.8"26.20 miSouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 36° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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"941.55 miWest0° 02' 58.1"3.40 miSouth941.71 mi
24 hours11° 41' 02.9"758.16 miEast1° 37' 36.5"111.90 miSouth770.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:34 AM894 km555 miles483 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:34 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast E
MaleSun 12:34 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 11:34 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSun 11:34 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramSun 1:04 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuSun 10:34 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSun 10:34 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboSun 1:04 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 1:04 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmNortheast NE

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