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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

UTC time = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 7:44:00 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).

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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 Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 59° 54' 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"998.23 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.19 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 Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 45° 57' 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"961.43 miWest0° 06' 36.6"7.58 miSouth961.74 mi
24 hours11° 19' 18.1"749.42 miEast3° 00' 23.7"206.72 miSouth782.80 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 AM543 km338 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 11:44 AM566 km352 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-DenisMon 11:44 AM731 km454 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaMon 11:44 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoMon 10:44 AM1359 km844 miles734 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaMon 1:44 PM1657 km1029 miles894 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 10:44 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:44 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 10:44 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNorthwest NW
MaleMon 12:44 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmNortheast NE

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