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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 45° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.65 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"983.25 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 misouth983.22 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.5"3.00 mieast0° 14' 57.9"17.16 misouth17.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 67° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.29 meters/second, 1495.0 km/hour, 929.0 miles/hour or 807.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.2"928.73 miwest0° 01' 05.4"1.25 misouth928.67 mi
24 hours15° 07' 31.3"977.87 mieast0° 17' 26.4"20.00 minorth979.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeThu 11:42 AM221 km137 miles119 nmSoutheast SE
AntananarivoThu 11:42 AM227 km141 miles122 nmEast E
MahajangaThu 11:42 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FianarantsoaThu 11:42 AM360 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaThu 11:42 AM427 km265 miles231 nmEast E
ToliaraThu 11:42 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouThu 11:42 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth N
MutsamuduThu 11:42 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth N
FomboniThu 11:42 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaThu 10:42 AM759 km472 miles410 nmWest-northwest WNW
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