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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 = Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 8:46:00 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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 24' South, Longitude: 45° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.95 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.1"965.88 miWest0° 00' 25.8"0.49 miSouth965.86 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.8"5.62 miEast0° 10' 07.8"11.61 miSouth12.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 137° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.44 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.5"942.41 miWest0° 02' 48.5"3.22 miNorth942.28 mi
24 hours11° 38' 42.5"756.05 miEast0° 41' 11.7"47.23 miNorth755.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaWed 11:46 AM162 km101 miles88 nmEast E
AntsirabeWed 11:46 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraWed 11:46 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoWed 11:46 AM345 km214 miles186 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaWed 11:46 AM543 km337 miles293 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaWed 11:46 AM633 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
MamoutzouWed 11:46 AM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth N
NampulaWed 10:46 AM960 km596 miles518 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisWed 12:46 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmEast E
MoroniWed 11:46 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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