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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 07:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 59° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.34 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"998.29 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.26 mi
24 hours0° 00' 35.8"0.66 mieast0° 17' 58.0"20.59 misouth20.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 54' North
Longitude: 46° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.91 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 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' 33.3"961.51 miwest0° 06' 36.7"7.58 misouth961.82 mi
24 hours11° 19' 17.7"749.48 mieast3° 00' 25.7"206.78 misouth782.87 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 11:44 AM530 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:44 AM712 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 11:44 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 10:44 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 1:44 PM1681 km1044 miles908 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 10:44 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:44 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 10:44 AM2526 km1569 miles1364 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 12:44 PM2690 km1671 miles1452 nmNortheast NE
LilongweMon 9:44 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmWest W
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