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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 = Monday, November 19, 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 54° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.11 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.30 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.3"977.47 miWest0° 00' 34.3"0.66 miSouth977.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.0"3.86 miEast0° 13' 35.6"15.58 miSouth16.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 132° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.31 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.1"978.54 miWest0° 10' 02.8"11.51 miNorth978.92 mi
24 hours12° 02' 34.5"813.73 miEast4° 13' 30.4"290.39 miNorth869.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisMon 12:06 PM156 km97 miles84 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PaulMon 12:06 PM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PierreMon 12:06 PM205 km127 miles111 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisMon 12:06 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaMon 11:06 AM597 km371 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 11:06 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest W
AntsirabeMon 11:06 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 12:06 PM897 km557 miles484 nmEast E
MoroniMon 11:06 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 12:06 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N

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