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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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 53° 08' 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"20.58 misouth20.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 52° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.02 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 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"961.76 miwest0° 06' 38.8"7.62 misouth962.07 mi
24 hours11° 19' 10.7"749.54 mieast3° 01' 13.7"207.69 misouth783.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaMon 11:10 AM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirananaMon 11:10 AM571 km355 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisMon 12:10 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisMon 12:10 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoMon 11:10 AM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeMon 11:10 AM785 km488 miles424 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 11:10 AM916 km569 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:10 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 12:10 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:10 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmWest-northwest WNW
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