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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 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 57° 08' 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"998.28 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.25 mi
24 hours0° 00' 35.9"0.66 mieast0° 17' 57.7"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 53' North
Longitude: 48° 38' 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"961.61 miwest0° 06' 37.5"7.60 misouth961.92 mi
24 hours11° 19' 15.0"749.50 mieast3° 00' 44.2"207.13 misouth782.99 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 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 11:54 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaMon 10:54 AM862 km535 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 10:54 AM1077 km669 miles581 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 11:54 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 10:54 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:54 PM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:54 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 10:54 AM2364 km1469 miles1277 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweMon 9:54 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmWest W
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