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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 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 01' South
Longitude: 48° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.64 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"992.22 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 misouth992.19 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.8"1.61 mieast0° 16' 50.7"19.31 misouth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 06' North
Longitude: 11° 28' 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' 45.6"1003.74 miwest0° 12' 06.3"13.86 misouth1003.86 mi
24 hours11° 55' 20.1"824.57 mieast4° 54' 34.0"337.35 misouth890.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaFri 11:28 AM147 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoFri 11:28 AM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MahajangaFri 11:28 AM291 km181 miles157 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeFri 11:28 AM361 km225 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FianarantsoaFri 11:28 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaFri 11:28 AM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
MamoutzouFri 11:28 AM597 km371 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduFri 11:28 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 11:28 AM828 km514 miles447 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 12:28 PM831 km516 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
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