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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 8:54:00 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 08:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 42° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 446.31 meters/second, 1606.7 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' 58.6"998.15 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.3"0.67 miEast0° 17' 57.2"20.57 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: 62° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 430.21 meters/second, 1548.7 kilometres/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.3 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"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.1"962.11 miWest0° 06' 42.3"7.69 miSouth962.42 mi
24 hours11° 18' 59.3"749.59 miEast3° 02' 32.6"209.18 miSouth783.63 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
NampulaMon 10:54 AM347 km216 miles187 nmWest-northwest WNW
PembaMon 10:54 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MahajangaMon 11:54 AM419 km260 miles226 nmEast E
FomboniMon 11:54 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouMon 11:54 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduMon 11:54 AM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 11:54 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 11:54 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntsirabeMon 11:54 AM662 km411 miles357 nmSoutheast SE
ZombaMon 10:54 AM761 km473 miles411 nmWest W

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