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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 08:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 35' South
Longitude: 54° 35' 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"977.54 miwest0° 00' 34.3"0.66 misouth977.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 22' South
Longitude: 132° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.51 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 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' 57.2"978.62 miwest0° 10' 02.8"11.51 minorth979.00 mi
24 hours12° 02' 32.4"813.76 mieast4° 13' 31.5"290.43 minorth869.50 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 PM170 km105 miles92 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PaulMon 12:06 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-PierreMon 12:06 PM216 km134 miles117 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port LouisMon 12:06 PM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaMon 11:06 AM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 11:06 AM747 km464 miles404 nmWest W
AntsirabeMon 11:06 AM793 km493 miles428 nmWest W
MoroniMon 11:06 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 12:06 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamMon 11:06 AM2175 km1352 miles1174 nmNorthwest NW
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