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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 48° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.97 meters/second, 1594.7 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.0"990.65 miwest0° 00' 41.6"0.80 misouth990.62 mi
24 hours0° 01' 40.8"1.85 mieast0° 16' 32.9"18.97 misouth19.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' South, Longitude: 0° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 29.5"1000.19 miwest0° 12' 20.6"14.14 misouth1000.17 mi
24 hours12° 31' 17.2"864.22 mieast4° 52' 18.2"334.77 misouth923.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSat 11:28 AM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSat 11:28 AM238 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaSat 11:28 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeSat 11:28 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
FianarantsoaSat 11:28 AM503 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirananaSat 11:28 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth N
MamoutzouSat 11:28 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduSat 11:28 AM752 km468 miles406 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisSat 12:28 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast-southeast ESE
FomboniSat 11:28 AM791 km492 miles427 nmNorthwest NW
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