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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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 53° 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"16.66 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 of the movement is currently 424.46 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 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 misouth15.83 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 11:10 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaSun 11:10 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisSun 12:10 PM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 12:10 PM672 km417 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoSun 11:10 AM729 km453 miles394 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeSun 11:10 AM828 km515 miles447 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSun 11:10 AM932 km579 miles503 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 11:10 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSun 12:10 PM1227 km763 miles663 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamSun 11:10 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmWest-northwest WNW
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