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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 22, 2012 at 7:06:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 13' South, Longitude: 69° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.07 meters/second, 1638.2 km/hour, 1018.0 miles/hour or 884.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.4"1017.85 miWest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 miSouth1017.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.4"2.38 miWest0° 21' 01.9"24.09 miSouth24.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 164° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.84 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.10 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.9"965.81 miWest0° 08' 35.3"9.84 miNorth966.19 mi
24 hours12° 18' 08.8"821.03 miEast3° 44' 49.1"257.58 miNorth866.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 1:06 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:06 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 11:06 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 12:06 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 11:06 AM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmSouthwest SW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:36 PM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:36 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 12:36 PM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 10:06 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaduraiMon 12:36 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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