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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 49' South
Longitude: 48° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.9"976.13 miwest0° 00' 33.4"0.64 misouth976.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 45.1"4.07 mieast0° 13' 13.5"15.16 misouth15.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 04' South
Longitude: 137° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.43 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 863.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"994.13 miwest0° 11' 01.2"12.62 minorth994.43 mi
24 hours11° 22' 31.1"779.14 mieast4° 29' 32.8"308.72 minorth841.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeTue 11:32 AM118 km73 miles63 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 11:32 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNorthwest NW
FianarantsoaTue 11:32 AM213 km133 miles115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToamasinaTue 11:32 AM226 km140 miles122 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaTue 11:32 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToliaraTue 11:32 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisTue 12:32 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast E
MamoutzouTue 11:32 AM838 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutsamuduTue 11:32 AM936 km582 miles506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 12:32 PM979 km608 miles528 nmEast E
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