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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 55° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.33 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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' North, Longitude: 50° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 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' 33.5"961.67 miwest0° 06' 38.0"7.61 misouth961.98 mi
24 hours11° 19' 13.4"749.51 mieast3° 00' 55.2"207.34 misouth783.06 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 12:00 Noon519 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 12:00 Noon559 km347 miles302 nmSouth S
ToamasinaMon 11:00 AM711 km442 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:00 AM927 km576 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeMon 11:00 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 12:00 Noon1240 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 11:00 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:00 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:00 PM2057 km1278 miles1110 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuMon 11:00 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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