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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 = Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 7:54:00 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 Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 57° 24' 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"999.71 miWest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 miSouth999.68 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: 59° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 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"949.10 miWest0° 04' 33.7"5.23 miSouth949.33 mi
24 hours11° 26' 59.4"748.50 miEast2° 13' 35.9"153.14 miSouth768.72 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 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSun 11:54 AM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 11:54 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaSun 10:54 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSun 10:54 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSun 11:54 AM1225 km761 miles661 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 10:54 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSun 1:54 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSun 10:54 AM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 10:54 AM2354 km1462 miles1271 nmNorthwest NW

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