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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 08:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 42° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.31 meters/second, 1606.7 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"998.22 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.19 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.3"0.67 mieast0° 17' 57.2"20.58 misouth20.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 08:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' North, Longitude: 63° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.21 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 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' 06.6"0.13 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.1"962.18 miwest0° 06' 42.4"7.69 misouth962.50 mi
24 hours11° 18' 59.1"749.64 mieast3° 02' 34.8"209.24 misouth783.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaMon 10:54 AM318 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniMon 11:54 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MahajangaMon 11:54 AM448 km279 miles242 nmEast E
MoroniMon 11:54 AM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduMon 11:54 AM476 km295 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouMon 11:54 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 11:54 AM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeMon 11:54 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaMon 11:54 AM816 km507 miles440 nmEast-southeast ESE
BeiraMon 10:54 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest-southwest WSW
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