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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 7:10:00 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 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 69° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.34 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"1031.95 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.7"4.71 miWest0° 22' 48.2"26.12 miSouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' North, Longitude: 18° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.26 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.6 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' 51.6"951.00 miWest0° 05' 12.2"5.97 miSouth951.26 mi
24 hours11° 37' 28.6"761.73 miEast2° 29' 46.4"171.67 miSouth786.05 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 1:10 PM364 km226 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityMon 12:10 PM727 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
MaleMon 12:10 PM1222 km760 miles660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaMon 11:10 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:40 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:40 PM1849 km1149 miles999 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:40 PM1850 km1150 miles999 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiMon 12:40 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 11:10 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 11:10 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmSouthwest SW

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