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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 08:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 54° 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"998.27 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.24 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.0"0.67 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: 51° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.00 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"961.70 miwest0° 06' 38.4"7.61 misouth962.01 mi
24 hours11° 19' 12.3"749.52 mieast3° 01' 02.6"207.48 misouth783.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisMon 12:04 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth S
Port LouisMon 12:04 PM568 km353 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaMon 11:04 AM613 km381 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:04 AM829 km515 miles448 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeMon 11:04 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 12:04 PM1244 km773 miles671 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 11:04 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:04 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 2:04 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuMon 11:04 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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