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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 446.33 meters/second, 1606.8 kilometres/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 429.99 meters/second, 1548.0 kilometres/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 12:04 PM552 km343 miles298 nm SSE
Saint-DenisMon 12:04 PM561 km349 miles303 nm S
Saint-PaulMon 12:04 PM574 km357 miles310 nm S
Saint-PierreMon 12:04 PM612 km381 miles331 nm S
ToamasinaMon 11:04 AM640 km397 miles345 nm WSW
AntananarivoMon 11:04 AM855 km531 miles462 nm WSW
AntsirabeMon 11:04 AM946 km588 miles511 nm WSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 12:04 PM998 km620 miles539 nm ESE
VictoriaMon 12:04 PM1242 km772 miles670 nm N
MoroniMon 11:04 AM1340 km833 miles723 nm WNW