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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, November 9, 2012 at 7:28:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 443.67 meters/second, 1597.2 kilometres/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"992.22 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miSouth992.19 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° 19' North, Longitude: 3° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 448.72 meters/second, 1615.4 kilometres/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1003.64 miWest0° 12' 04.8"13.83 miSouth1003.77 mi
24 hours11° 54' 03.7"822.99 miEast4° 54' 17.7"337.01 miSouth889.13 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 11:28 AM303 km188 miles163 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 11:28 AM768 km477 miles414 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:28 AM994 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PierreFri 11:28 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PaulFri 11:28 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 1:28 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:28 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:28 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest W
MoroniFri 10:28 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:28 PM2566 km1594 miles1386 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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