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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 08' South
Longitude: 53° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.66 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"996.77 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 misouth996.73 mi
24 hours0° 00' 48.8"0.90 mieast0° 17' 41.5"20.28 misouth20.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 50' North
Longitude: 41° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.39 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.5"976.05 miwest0° 08' 29.3"9.73 misouth976.40 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.4"755.96 mieast3° 42' 21.2"254.75 misouth802.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaTue 11:10 AM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 12:10 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirananaTue 11:10 AM595 km370 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisTue 12:10 PM642 km399 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoTue 11:10 AM671 km417 miles363 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeTue 11:10 AM767 km477 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
MamoutzouTue 11:10 AM929 km577 miles502 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniTue 11:10 AM1171 km727 miles632 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaTue 12:10 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamTue 11:10 AM1827 km1136 miles987 nmWest-northwest WNW
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