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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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 32' South, Longitude: 52° 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 64° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.48 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' 12.7"949.33 miwest0° 04' 35.5"5.26 misouth949.56 mi
24 hours11° 26' 52.0"748.53 mieast2° 14' 19.6"153.98 misouth768.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSun 11:14 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaSun 11:14 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 11:14 AM616 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaSun 11:14 AM623 km387 miles337 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 12:14 PM688 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeSun 11:14 AM722 km449 miles390 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 12:14 PM766 km476 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouSun 11:14 AM803 km499 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSun 11:14 AM914 km568 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniSun 11:14 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-northwest WNW
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