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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.

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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° 08' 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"16.62 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.1"996.74 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 misouth996.71 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° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.50 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"976.29 miwest0° 08' 31.0"9.76 misouth976.64 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.4"756.12 mieast3° 42' 58.8"255.47 misouth803.27 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 AM100 km62 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoTue 11:34 AM310 km193 miles167 nmSouth S
ToamasinaTue 11:34 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
AntsirabeTue 11:34 AM413 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
MamoutzouTue 11:34 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirananaTue 11:34 AM486 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduTue 11:34 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
FianarantsoaTue 11:34 AM588 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
MoroniTue 11:34 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaTue 10:34 AM852 km530 miles460 nmWest W
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