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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 50° 38' 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 50' North
Longitude: 54° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 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 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.7"961.86 miwest0° 06' 39.7"7.64 misouth962.17 mi
24 hours11° 19' 08.0"749.56 mieast3° 01' 32.1"208.04 misouth783.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaMon 11:20 AM287 km179 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoMon 11:20 AM475 km295 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirabeMon 11:20 AM587 km364 miles317 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 11:20 AM673 km418 miles363 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 12:20 PM756 km469 miles408 nmSoutheast SE
MutsamuduMon 11:20 AM786 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisMon 12:20 PM871 km541 miles470 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniMon 11:20 AM915 km569 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 12:20 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:20 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorthwest NW
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