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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 08:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 44° 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"983.24 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 misouth983.21 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.6"3.00 mieast0° 14' 57.9"17.16 misouth17.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 51' South, Longitude: 66° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.28 meters/second, 1495.0 km/hour, 929.0 miles/hour or 807.2 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' 53.3"928.72 miwest0° 01' 04.7"1.24 misouth928.67 mi
24 hours15° 07' 28.0"977.80 mieast0° 17' 41.5"20.29 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
AntsirabeThu 11:46 AM310 km193 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoThu 11:46 AM331 km206 miles179 nmEast E
MahajangaThu 11:46 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FianarantsoaThu 11:46 AM422 km262 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
ToliaraThu 11:46 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
ToamasinaThu 11:46 AM532 km331 miles287 nmEast E
MamoutzouThu 11:46 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
NampulaThu 10:46 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduThu 11:46 AM714 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
MoroniThu 11:46 AM778 km483 miles420 nmNorth N
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