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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 = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 8:32:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 48° 26' 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"976.06 miWest0° 00' 33.4"0.64 miSouth976.03 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 Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 138° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 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"994.05 miWest0° 11' 01.2"12.62 miNorth994.35 mi
24 hours11° 22' 32.7"779.11 miEast4° 29' 32.5"308.69 miNorth841.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntananarivoTue 11:32 AM138 km85 miles74 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirabeTue 11:32 AM147 km91 miles79 nmWest W
ToamasinaTue 11:32 AM210 km131 miles113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FianarantsoaTue 11:32 AM230 km143 miles124 nmSouthwest SW
MahajangaTue 11:32 AM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToliaraTue 11:32 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-PaulTue 12:32 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-DenisTue 12:32 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast E
Saint-PierreTue 12:32 PM754 km468 miles407 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouTue 11:32 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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