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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 7:54:00 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 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 58° 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"1032.64 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.63 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.3"4.84 miWest0° 22' 52.7"26.20 miSouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 41° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.09 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 942.0 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' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.65 miWest0° 03' 00.0"3.44 miSouth941.81 mi
24 hours11° 41' 00.3"758.19 miEast1° 38' 22.0"112.77 miSouth770.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 11:54 AM352 km219 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 1:54 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast E
Port LouisSun 11:54 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth S
MogadishuSun 10:54 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSun 11:54 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmSouth S
MoroniSun 10:54 AM1797 km1116 miles970 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 10:54 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW
MaleSun 12:54 PM1999 km1242 miles1080 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSun 10:54 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmWest W
NairobiSun 10:54 AM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmWest W

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