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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 57° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.00 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"999.78 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 misouth999.75 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.0"0.43 mieast0° 18' 13.5"20.89 misouth20.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' North, Longitude: 60° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.42 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"949.18 miwest0° 04' 33.8"5.23 misouth949.41 mi
24 hours11° 26' 59.0"748.55 mieast2° 13' 38.3"153.19 misouth768.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 11:54 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 11:54 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaSun 10:54 AM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 10:54 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 11:54 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 10:54 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 1:54 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSun 10:54 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 10:54 AM2336 km1452 miles1262 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSun 9:54 AM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmWest W
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