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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 7:34:00 AM.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 62° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 446.35 meters/second, 1606.8 kilometres/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 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"16.64 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.7"998.24 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.21 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 Latitude: 16° 55' North, Longitude: 43° 31' West

The ground speed is currently 429.86 meters/second, 1547.5 kilometres/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 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' 31.5"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.0"961.34 miWest0° 06' 35.8"7.56 miSouth961.65 mi
24 hours11° 19' 20.8"749.40 miEast3° 00' 05.2"206.37 miSouth782.69 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
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 11:34 AM440 km273 miles238 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisMon 11:34 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 11:34 AM923 km574 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-PaulMon 11:34 AM947 km588 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-PierreMon 11:34 AM952 km592 miles514 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaMon 1:34 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaMon 11:34 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 10:34 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 10:34 AM2120 km1317 miles1144 nmWest W
MaleMon 12:34 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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