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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 = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 8:06:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 54° 49' 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"978.88 miWest0° 00' 35.2"0.67 miSouth978.85 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 Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 119° 26' 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' 43.2"960.24 miWest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 miNorth960.62 mi
24 hours12° 52' 34.1"855.96 miEast3° 41' 29.5"253.79 miNorth899.80 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 PM182 km113 miles98 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PaulSun 12:06 PM190 km118 miles103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PierreSun 12:06 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisSun 12:06 PM295 km184 miles159 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaSun 11:06 AM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSun 11:06 AM768 km477 miles415 nmWest W
AntsirabeSun 11:06 AM818 km509 miles442 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 12:06 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast E
MoroniSun 11:06 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSun 12:06 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth N

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