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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 7:50:00 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 07:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 05' South, Longitude: 59° 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"1031.93 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 06.5"4.71 miWest0° 22' 48.1"26.11 miSouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 28° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.40 meters/second, 1531.5 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"951.32 miWest0° 05' 16.0"6.04 miSouth951.59 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.5"761.88 miEast2° 31' 11.6"173.29 miSouth786.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 11:50 AM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:50 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmEast E
Port LouisMon 11:50 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 11:50 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 10:50 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 10:50 AM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 10:50 AM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
MaleMon 12:50 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:50 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:20 PM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmNortheast NE

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