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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 = Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 7:54:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 57° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.67 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.62 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.1"996.71 miWest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 miSouth996.68 mi
24 hours0° 00' 48.6"0.90 miEast0° 17' 41.8"20.28 miSouth20.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' North, Longitude: 37° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.31 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.3"975.81 miWest0° 08' 28.1"9.70 miSouth976.16 mi
24 hours11° 15' 12.1"755.79 miEast3° 41' 54.1"254.22 miSouth802.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisTue 11:54 AM447 km277 miles241 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisTue 11:54 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Tue 11:54 AM748 km465 miles404 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaTue 10:54 AM881 km548 miles476 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoTue 10:54 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 11:54 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth N
MoroniTue 10:54 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaTue 1:54 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamTue 10:54 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 10:54 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorthwest NW

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