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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 6:34:00 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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 78° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.35 meters/second, 1660.8 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"1031.97 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.96 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.7"4.72 miWest0° 22' 48.3"26.12 miSouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' North, Longitude: 10° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.13 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 51.4"950.70 miWest0° 05' 09.0"5.90 miSouth950.96 mi
24 hours11° 37' 34.2"761.61 miEast2° 28' 29.5"170.20 miSouth785.58 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 12:34 PM675 km419 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CityMon 11:34 AM832 km517 miles449 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 11:34 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:04 PM1442 km896 miles778 nmNorth N
ColomboMon 12:04 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:04 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNorth N
MaduraiMon 12:04 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorth N
BengaluruMon 12:04 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth N
ChennaiMon 12:04 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:34 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmWest W

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