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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 7:44:00 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 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 60° 52' 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"1031.93 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.5"4.71 miWest0° 22' 48.1"26.11 miSouth26.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 26° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.38 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 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' 51.9"951.27 miWest0° 05' 15.5"6.03 miSouth951.54 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.3"761.86 miEast2° 30' 58.9"173.05 miSouth786.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:44 AM622 km386 miles336 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:44 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmEast E
Port LouisMon 11:44 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:44 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleMon 12:44 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuMon 10:44 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 10:44 AM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniMon 10:44 AM2033 km1264 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:44 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:14 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmNortheast NE

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