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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 = 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 445.66 meters/second, 1604.4 kilometres/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 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"16.62 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 is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.1 kilometres/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 31.7"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaTue 11:14 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
AntsirananaTue 11:14 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 11:14 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisTue 12:14 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PaulTue 12:14 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MahajangaTue 11:14 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest W
Saint-PierreTue 12:14 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisTue 12:14 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeTue 11:14 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouTue 11:14 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-northwest WNW

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