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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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 52° 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"998.26 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.23 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° 28' 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"961.80 miwest0° 06' 39.2"7.63 misouth962.11 mi
24 hours11° 19' 09.6"749.55 mieast3° 01' 21.1"207.83 misouth783.22 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 AM387 km241 miles209 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaMon 11:14 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:14 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaMon 11:14 AM623 km387 miles337 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 12:14 PM659 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeMon 11:14 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisMon 12:14 PM743 km462 miles401 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouMon 11:14 AM817 km508 miles441 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduMon 11:14 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniMon 11:14 AM987 km613 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
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