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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 8:04:00 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 08:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 54° 54' 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"998.20 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.17 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.0"0.66 miEast0° 17' 57.7"20.59 miSouth20.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' North, Longitude: 50° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 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"961.63 miWest0° 06' 38.3"7.61 miSouth961.94 mi
24 hours11° 19' 12.7"749.47 miEast3° 01' 00.6"207.43 miSouth783.04 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 12:04 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisMon 12:04 PM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth S
ToamasinaMon 11:04 AM640 km397 miles345 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:04 AM855 km531 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeMon 11:04 AM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 12:04 PM998 km620 miles539 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaMon 12:04 PM1242 km772 miles670 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 11:04 AM1340 km833 miles723 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:04 AM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:04 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE

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