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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 8:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 47° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.65 meters/second, 1604.3 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"16.61 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.1"996.67 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miSouth996.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 49.1"0.91 miEast0° 17' 41.2"20.27 miSouth20.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' North, Longitude: 46° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.49 meters/second, 1571.4 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 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' 49.7"976.21 miWest0° 08' 31.0"9.76 miSouth976.56 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.4"756.06 miEast3° 42' 57.1"255.42 miSouth803.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaTue 11:34 AM127 km79 miles69 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoTue 11:34 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSouth S
ToamasinaTue 11:34 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeTue 11:34 AM414 km258 miles224 nmSouth S
MamoutzouTue 11:34 AM440 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirananaTue 11:34 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduTue 11:34 AM547 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniTue 11:34 AM582 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
FianarantsoaTue 11:34 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
MoroniTue 11:34 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW

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