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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 8:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 48° 58' 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"992.16 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miSouth992.12 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 Latitude: 1° 06' North, Longitude: 11° 12' 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"1003.67 miWest0° 12' 06.3"13.86 miSouth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 55' 18.7"824.49 miEast4° 54' 33.7"337.32 miSouth890.52 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 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoFri 11:28 AM260 km162 miles140 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaFri 11:28 AM318 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeFri 11:28 AM377 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaFri 11:28 AM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
FianarantsoaFri 11:28 AM530 km330 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouFri 11:28 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduFri 11:28 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniFri 11:28 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 12:28 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE

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