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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 00' South
Longitude: 51° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.65 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 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"992.23 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 misouth992.20 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.7"1.61 mieast0° 16' 50.8"19.31 misouth19.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 08' North
Longitude: 9° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 46.0"1003.73 miwest0° 12' 06.0"13.86 misouth1003.86 mi
24 hours11° 55' 07.4"824.32 mieast4° 54' 31.5"337.30 misouth890.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaFri 11:18 AM228 km142 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoFri 11:18 AM443 km275 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeFri 11:18 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 12:18 PM620 km386 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
Port LouisFri 12:18 PM752 km467 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouFri 11:18 AM793 km493 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduFri 11:18 AM907 km563 miles490 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 11:18 AM1034 km643 miles558 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:18 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamFri 11:18 AM1716 km1067 miles927 nmNorthwest NW
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