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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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 63° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.67 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.54 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"992.29 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 misouth992.26 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.3"1.60 mieast0° 16' 51.4"19.32 misouth19.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 18' North, Longitude: 3° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.72 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.1"1003.71 miwest0° 12' 04.8"13.84 misouth1003.84 mi
24 hours11° 54' 05.0"823.07 mieast4° 54' 18.0"337.04 misouth889.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 11:28 AM742 km461 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:28 AM968 km601 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 1:28 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:28 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:28 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmWest W
MoroniFri 10:28 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:28 PM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:28 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamFri 10:28 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 10:28 AM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmNorthwest NW
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