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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 8:38:00 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 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 46° 28' 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"992.14 miWest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 miSouth992.11 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.9"1.62 miEast0° 16' 50.5"19.30 miSouth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 04' North, Longitude: 13° 37' 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' 45.3"1003.67 miWest0° 12' 06.4"13.87 miSouth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 55' 31.3"824.74 miEast4° 54' 36.3"337.36 miSouth890.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaFri 11:38 AM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 11:38 AM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeFri 11:38 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth S
ToamasinaFri 11:38 AM336 km209 miles181 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouFri 11:38 AM487 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FianarantsoaFri 11:38 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
MutsamuduFri 11:38 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FomboniFri 11:38 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirananaFri 11:38 AM606 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 11:38 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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