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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 8:10:00 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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 53° 24' 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"0.67 miEast0° 17' 57.7"20.58 miSouth20.59 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° 14' 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"961.68 miWest0° 06' 38.8"7.62 miSouth961.99 mi
24 hours11° 19' 11.1"749.48 miEast3° 01' 11.6"207.64 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
ToamasinaMon 11:10 AM497 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirananaMon 11:10 AM594 km369 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisMon 12:10 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisMon 12:10 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoMon 11:10 AM712 km442 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeMon 11:10 AM810 km503 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 11:10 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:10 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 12:10 PM1260 km783 miles681 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamMon 11:10 AM1834 km1140 miles990 nmWest-northwest WNW

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