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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 8:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 50° 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"998.19 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 54° 39' West

The ground speed is currently 430.06 meters/second, 1548.2 kilometres/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 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' 33.7"961.78 miWest0° 06' 39.6"7.63 miSouth962.09 mi
24 hours11° 19' 08.4"749.51 miEast3° 01' 30.1"207.99 miSouth783.23 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
ToamasinaMon 11:20 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaMon 11:20 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MahajangaMon 11:20 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest W
AntananarivoMon 11:20 AM495 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirabeMon 11:20 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 11:20 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-PaulMon 12:20 PM735 km457 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-DenisMon 12:20 PM736 km457 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-PierreMon 12:20 PM777 km483 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
MutsamuduMon 11:20 AM812 km504 miles438 nmWest-northwest WNW

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