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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 7:26:00 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 07:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 66° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.20 meters/second, 1537.9 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"955.19 miWest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 miSouth955.18 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.3"7.34 miEast0° 04' 57.4"5.69 miSouth9.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' South, Longitude: 21° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.70 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.06 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.9"963.15 miWest0° 09' 12.1"10.55 miSouth962.86 mi
24 hours14° 11' 22.6"947.35 miEast3° 12' 31.9"220.66 miSouth965.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 11:26 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisMon 11:26 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 11:26 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 1:26 PM1835 km1141 miles991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:26 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoMon 10:26 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 11:26 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniMon 10:26 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 12:26 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmSouth S
MaleMon 12:26 PM3090 km1920 miles1668 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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