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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 8:10:00 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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 42' South, Longitude: 54° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.64 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 miSouth1032.62 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.1"4.84 miWest0° 22' 52.7"26.20 miSouth26.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' North, Longitude: 44° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.13 meters/second, 1516.1 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 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' 44.1"941.74 miWest0° 03' 01.5"3.47 miSouth941.89 mi
24 hours11° 40' 58.4"758.22 miEast1° 38' 58.4"113.46 miSouth770.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:10 PM164 km102 miles88 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuSun 11:10 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniSun 11:10 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSun 12:10 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 11:10 AM1644 km1021 miles887 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:10 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 12:10 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaSun 2:10 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmEast E
NairobiSun 11:10 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaSun 11:10 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmWest W

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