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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 = Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:28:00 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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' South, Longitude: 48° 57' 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"993.66 miWest0° 00' 43.1"0.82 miSouth993.63 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° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 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"999.61 miWest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 miSouth999.86 mi
24 hours11° 31' 04.8"792.65 miEast4° 41' 26.8"322.31 miSouth857.89 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 AM165 km103 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoThu 11:28 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaThu 11:28 AM303 km188 miles164 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeThu 11:28 AM403 km250 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaThu 11:28 AM493 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
FianarantsoaThu 11:28 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouThu 11:28 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduThu 11:28 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniThu 11:28 AM746 km463 miles403 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisThu 12:28 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSoutheast SE

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