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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 = Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 7:28:00 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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 64° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.47 meters/second, 1654.1 km/hour, 1027.8 miles/hour or 893.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.75 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miSouth1027.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.4"3.97 miWest0° 22' 19.2"25.56 miSouth25.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 35° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.16 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miWest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 32.8"1002.38 miWest0° 12' 37.4"14.46 miSouth1002.46 mi
24 hours12° 24' 40.7"858.44 miEast5° 03' 16.1"347.29 miSouth924.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 1:28 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast E
VictoriaSat 11:28 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 11:28 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 12:28 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSat 11:28 AM1732 km1077 miles935 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoSat 10:28 AM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:58 PM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSat 12:58 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:58 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 10:28 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmWest-southwest WSW

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