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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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 08' South
Longitude: 52° 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"996.76 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 49' North
Longitude: 42° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.41 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' 49.6"976.09 miwest0° 08' 29.5"9.73 misouth976.44 mi
24 hours11° 15' 11.3"755.98 mieast3° 42' 27.5"254.87 misouth802.96 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 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoTue 11:14 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 12:14 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeTue 11:14 AM680 km423 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisTue 12:14 PM721 km448 miles389 nmSoutheast SE
MamoutzouTue 11:14 AM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduTue 11:14 AM944 km586 miles510 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniTue 11:14 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaTue 12:14 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamTue 11:14 AM1739 km1080 miles939 nmNorthwest NW
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