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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 = Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 8:10:00 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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 51' South, Longitude: 54° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.63 meters/second, 1658.3 km/hour, 1030.4 miles/hour or 895.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.17 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.7"1030.36 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miSouth1030.35 mi
24 hours0° 03' 51.8"4.42 miWest0° 22' 37.6"25.91 miSouth26.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' North, Longitude: 10° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.95 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.33 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"979.49 miWest0° 09' 18.7"10.67 miSouth979.84 mi
24 hours11° 35' 39.4"782.27 miEast4° 02' 23.9"277.67 miSouth835.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaWed 12:10 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniWed 11:10 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuWed 11:10 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisWed 12:10 PM1515 km942 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoWed 11:10 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisWed 12:10 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamWed 11:10 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmWest W
Diego GarciaWed 2:10 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmEast E
NairobiWed 11:10 AM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaWed 11:10 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmWest W

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