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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 7:34:00 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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 63° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.33 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"1031.94 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.6"4.71 miWest0° 22' 48.1"26.11 miSouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 24° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.34 meters/second, 1531.2 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"951.19 miWest0° 05' 14.5"6.01 miSouth951.46 mi
24 hours11° 37' 25.0"761.82 miEast2° 30' 37.6"172.64 miSouth786.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:34 AM892 km555 miles482 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 1:34 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast E
MaleMon 12:34 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:34 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:34 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 10:34 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:04 PM2207 km1371 miles1191 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 10:34 AM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 10:34 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboMon 1:04 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNortheast NE

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