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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 8:24:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 49° 54' 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"998.18 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.15 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 Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 55° 38' 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"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.7"961.82 miWest0° 06' 39.9"7.64 miSouth962.13 mi
24 hours11° 19' 07.3"749.52 miEast3° 01' 37.4"208.13 miSouth783.27 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 AM262 km163 miles141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaMon 11:24 AM385 km240 miles208 nmWest W
AntsirananaMon 11:24 AM399 km248 miles216 nmNorth N
AntananarivoMon 11:24 AM424 km263 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirabeMon 11:24 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouMon 11:24 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduMon 11:24 AM720 km448 miles389 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniMon 11:24 AM773 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 12:24 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniMon 11:24 AM853 km530 miles460 nmWest-northwest WNW

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