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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 7:54:00 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 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 57° 24' 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"998.22 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.18 mi
24 hours0° 00' 35.9"0.66 miEast0° 17' 57.9"20.59 miSouth20.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' North, Longitude: 48° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.95 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 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' 33.4"961.53 miWest0° 06' 37.4"7.59 miSouth961.84 mi
24 hours11° 19' 15.4"749.45 miEast3° 00' 42.0"207.07 miSouth782.92 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 11:54 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 11:54 AM595 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 11:54 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaMon 10:54 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 10:54 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 11:54 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 10:54 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:54 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:54 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 10:54 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW

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