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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 = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 8:42:00 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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 45° 40' 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"983.18 miWest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 miSouth983.15 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° 17' 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"928.67 miWest0° 01' 05.6"1.25 miSouth928.61 mi
24 hours15° 07' 32.2"977.82 miEast0° 17' 22.3"19.92 miNorth978.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntananarivoThu 11:42 AM198 km123 miles107 nmEast E
AntsirabeThu 11:42 AM199 km124 miles107 nmSoutheast SE
MahajangaThu 11:42 AM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FianarantsoaThu 11:42 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToamasinaThu 11:42 AM398 km247 miles215 nmEast E
ToliaraThu 11:42 AM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouThu 11:42 AM648 km402 miles350 nmNorth N
MutsamuduThu 11:42 AM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth N
FomboniThu 11:42 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaThu 10:42 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW

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