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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 7:54:00 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 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 28' South, Longitude: 58° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.99 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"1031.17 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miSouth1031.16 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.2"4.57 miWest0° 22' 43.0"26.02 miSouth26.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 17° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 07.4"0.14 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.1"964.71 miWest0° 07' 23.6"8.48 miSouth965.05 mi
24 hours11° 34' 34.0"769.34 miEast3° 19' 50.7"228.99 miSouth808.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 11:54 AM376 km233 miles203 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisTue 11:54 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaTue 1:54 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast E
Saint-DenisTue 11:54 AM1625 km1009 miles877 nmSouth S
MogadishuTue 10:54 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniTue 10:54 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoTue 10:54 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouthwest SW
MaleTue 12:54 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamTue 10:54 AM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmWest W
NairobiTue 10:54 AM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmWest-northwest WNW

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