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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 8:14:00 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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 52° 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"998.19 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.16 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.0"0.67 miEast0° 17' 57.6"20.58 miSouth20.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 53° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.04 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 962.0 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' 33.6"961.72 miWest0° 06' 39.1"7.62 miSouth962.03 mi
24 hours11° 19' 10.0"749.49 miEast3° 01' 19.1"207.78 miSouth783.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaMon 11:14 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaMon 11:14 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:14 AM620 km385 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisMon 12:14 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MahajangaMon 11:14 AM653 km406 miles353 nmWest W
Port LouisMon 12:14 PM721 km448 miles389 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeMon 11:14 AM723 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 11:14 AM845 km525 miles456 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduMon 11:14 AM955 km594 miles516 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniMon 11:14 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmWest-northwest WNW

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