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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 21' South
Longitude: 54° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"978.95 miwest0° 00' 35.2"0.67 misouth978.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 21.1"3.65 mieast0° 13' 56.8"15.99 misouth16.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 04' South
Longitude: 119° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.35 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.4 miles/hour or 834.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.3"960.32 miwest0° 08' 21.1"9.57 minorth960.70 mi
24 hours12° 52' 31.7"855.99 mieast3° 41' 31.4"253.84 minorth899.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisSun 12:06 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PaulSun 12:06 PM200 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PierreSun 12:06 PM242 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 12:06 PM323 km201 miles175 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaSun 11:06 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSun 11:06 AM740 km460 miles400 nmWest W
AntsirabeSun 11:06 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest W
MoroniSun 11:06 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaSun 12:06 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamSun 11:06 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmNorthwest NW
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