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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 6:10:00 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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 03' South, Longitude: 84° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.35 meters/second, 1660.9 km/hour, 1032.0 miles/hour or 896.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1031.98 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.9"4.72 miWest0° 22' 48.4"26.12 miSouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' North, Longitude: 4° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.04 meters/second, 1530.1 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.85 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"950.51 miWest0° 05' 06.8"5.86 miSouth950.77 mi
24 hours11° 37' 38.1"761.52 miEast2° 27' 38.3"169.22 miSouth785.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:10 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:40 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboMon 11:40 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleMon 11:10 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 11:40 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiMon 11:40 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanMon 1:10 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluMon 1:10 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmEast E
ChennaiMon 11:40 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurMon 2:10 PM2178 km1354 miles1176 nmEast-northeast ENE

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