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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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 62° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.35 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.7"998.30 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 35.7"0.66 mieast0° 17' 58.0"20.59 misouth20.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 55' North
Longitude: 43° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.87 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.0"961.42 miwest0° 06' 35.9"7.56 misouth961.73 mi
24 hours11° 19' 20.4"749.46 mieast3° 00' 07.1"206.42 misouth782.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 11:34 AM686 km426 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 11:34 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 11:34 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:34 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 10:34 AM1589 km988 miles858 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 10:34 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmWest W
MaleMon 12:34 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:34 AM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 10:34 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:34 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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