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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 8:14:00 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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 52° 25' 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"996.69 miWest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 miSouth996.66 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' North, Longitude: 41° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.1 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"976.01 miWest0° 08' 29.5"9.73 miSouth976.36 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.3"755.92 miEast3° 42' 25.6"254.82 miSouth802.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaTue 11:14 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaTue 11:14 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 11:14 AM604 km376 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 12:14 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MahajangaTue 11:14 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest W
Port LouisTue 12:14 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeTue 11:14 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouTue 11:14 AM859 km533 miles464 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduTue 11:14 AM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniTue 11:14 AM1105 km686 miles596 nmWest-northwest WNW

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