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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 32' South
Longitude: 53° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.99 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"999.76 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 misouth999.73 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 05' North
Longitude: 63° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.47 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"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.6"949.30 miwest0° 04' 35.1"5.26 misouth949.53 mi
24 hours11° 26' 53.4"748.54 mieast2° 14' 11.3"153.82 misouth768.91 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 AM491 km305 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 12:10 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 12:10 PM691 km430 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoSun 11:10 AM704 km437 miles380 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeSun 11:10 AM804 km500 miles434 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSun 11:10 AM904 km562 miles488 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSun 11:10 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 11:10 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSun 12:10 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSun 11:10 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW
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