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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, December 10, 2012 at 6:16:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 06:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 84° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.21 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"955.22 miWest0° 00' 13.0"0.25 miSouth955.21 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.1"7.33 miEast0° 04' 58.8"5.71 miSouth9.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 38° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.12 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.07 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.6"964.09 miWest0° 09' 18.4"10.66 miSouth963.80 mi
24 hours14° 08' 51.5"945.35 miEast3° 15' 32.5"224.11 miSouth964.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:16 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaMon 12:16 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisMon 10:16 AM2782 km1728 miles1502 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 10:16 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmWest W
JakartaMon 1:16 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 11:16 AM3177 km1974 miles1716 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleMon 11:16 AM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthMon 2:16 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:46 AM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmNorth N
SingaporeMon 2:16 PM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmNortheast NE

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