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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 50' South
Longitude: 49° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.32 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' 58.6"998.25 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.22 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.0"0.67 mieast0° 17' 57.4"20.58 misouth20.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 49' North
Longitude: 55° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 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"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.7"961.90 miwest0° 06' 40.0"7.64 misouth962.21 mi
24 hours11° 19' 07.1"749.57 mieast3° 01' 39.6"208.18 misouth783.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaMon 11:24 AM257 km160 miles139 nmSouth S
AntananarivoMon 11:24 AM408 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirabeMon 11:24 AM524 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouMon 11:24 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduMon 11:24 AM696 km432 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 11:24 AM824 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 12:24 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
Port LouisMon 12:24 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaMon 12:24 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamMon 11:24 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorthwest NW
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