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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 = Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:48:00 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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 44° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.96 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.44 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.4"986.13 miWest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 miSouth986.10 mi
24 hours0° 02' 19.5"2.55 miEast0° 15' 36.9"17.90 miSouth18.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 35° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.85 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.88 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 23' 42.5"952.29 miWest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 miSouth952.00 mi
24 hours14° 49' 06.9"980.30 miEast2° 37' 51.3"180.94 miSouth989.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MahajangaTue 11:48 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNortheast NE
AntsirabeTue 11:48 AM366 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoTue 11:48 AM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
FianarantsoaTue 11:48 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaTue 11:48 AM562 km350 miles304 nmEast E
ToliaraTue 11:48 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth S
MamoutzouTue 11:48 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NampulaTue 10:48 AM612 km380 miles331 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniTue 11:48 AM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth N
MutsamuduTue 11:48 AM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N

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