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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' South, Longitude: 63° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.00 meters/second, 1659.6 km/hour, 1031.2 miles/hour or 896.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1031.18 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1031.17 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.3"4.57 miWest0° 22' 43.1"26.02 miSouth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 12° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.28 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.08 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.0"964.51 miWest0° 07' 22.0"8.44 miSouth964.85 mi
24 hours11° 34' 35.2"769.20 miEast3° 19' 12.6"228.27 miSouth808.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 11:34 AM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaTue 1:34 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmEast E
MaleTue 12:34 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisTue 11:34 AM1642 km1020 miles886 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisTue 11:34 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoTue 10:34 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuTue 10:34 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmWest-northwest WNW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 1:04 PM2243 km1393 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 10:34 AM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboTue 1:04 PM2360 km1467 miles1274 nmNortheast NE

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