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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 08:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 01' South
Longitude: 46° 11' 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"992.21 miwest0° 00' 42.4"0.81 misouth992.18 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.9"1.62 mieast0° 16' 50.5"19.31 misouth19.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 04' North
Longitude: 13° 53' 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"1003.74 miwest0° 12' 06.4"13.87 misouth1003.87 mi
24 hours11° 55' 32.7"824.83 mieast4° 54' 36.6"337.39 misouth890.84 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 AM253 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeFri 11:38 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaFri 11:38 AM364 km226 miles196 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouFri 11:38 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FianarantsoaFri 11:38 AM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
MutsamuduFri 11:38 AM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirananaFri 11:38 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 11:38 AM668 km415 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaFri 10:38 AM770 km479 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
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