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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 = 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).

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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 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"992.22 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 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"1003.64 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 zenith

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

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
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
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:28 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamFri 10:28 AM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmWest-northwest WNW

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