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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 7:14:00 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 07:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 68° 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' 06.6"4.71 miWest0° 22' 48.2"26.12 miSouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' North, Longitude: 19° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.27 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 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 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"951.03 miWest0° 05' 12.7"5.97 miSouth951.29 mi
24 hours11° 37' 28.0"761.75 miEast2° 29' 54.9"171.83 miSouth786.10 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 1:14 PM468 km291 miles253 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityMon 12:14 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNortheast NE
MaleMon 12:14 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaMon 11:14 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:44 PM1871 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:44 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:44 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:14 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiMon 12:44 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 11:14 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmSouthwest SW

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