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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 53° 24' East

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

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.66 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"999.69 miWest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 miSouth999.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.2"0.43 miEast0° 18' 13.3"20.88 miSouth20.89 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 63° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 424.46 meters/second, 1528.1 kilometres/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.6"949.22 miWest0° 04' 35.0"5.26 miSouth949.45 mi
24 hours11° 26' 53.7"748.49 miEast2° 14' 09.1"153.77 miSouth768.85 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 11:10 AM515 km320 miles278 nm SW
AntsirananaSun 11:10 AM572 km355 miles309 nm NW
Saint-DenisSun 12:10 PM630 km392 miles340 nm SSE
Saint-PaulSun 12:10 PM638 km396 miles344 nm SSE
Port LouisSun 12:10 PM672 km417 miles363 nm SE
Saint-PierreSun 12:10 PM679 km422 miles367 nm SSE
AntananarivoSun 11:10 AM728 km452 miles393 nm WSW
AntsirabeSun 11:10 AM828 km515 miles447 nm SW
MamoutzouSun 11:10 AM933 km580 miles504 nm WNW
MoroniSun 11:10 AM1176 km731 miles635 nm WNW