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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' South, Longitude: 48° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.31 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.57 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.1"993.73 miwest0° 00' 43.1"0.82 misouth993.70 mi
24 hours0° 01' 14.9"1.38 mieast0° 17' 08.0"19.64 misouth19.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 22° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.1"999.69 miwest0° 11' 18.2"12.95 misouth999.93 mi
24 hours11° 31' 05.7"792.72 mieast4° 41' 27.8"322.35 misouth857.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaThu 11:28 AM176 km110 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoThu 11:28 AM272 km169 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaThu 11:28 AM275 km171 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeThu 11:28 AM388 km241 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaThu 11:28 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth N
FianarantsoaThu 11:28 AM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouThu 11:28 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduThu 11:28 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniThu 11:28 AM804 km500 miles434 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisThu 12:28 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSoutheast SE
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