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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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 24' South
Longitude: 45° 14' 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"16.11 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.1"965.95 miwest0° 00' 25.8"0.49 misouth965.92 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.8"5.62 mieast0° 10' 07.6"11.62 misouth12.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' North
Longitude: 137° 28' 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"942.47 miwest0° 02' 48.4"3.22 minorth942.34 mi
24 hours11° 38' 43.0"756.10 mieast0° 41' 09.2"47.19 minorth755.89 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 AM191 km119 miles103 nmEast E
AntsirabeWed 11:46 AM252 km157 miles136 nmNortheast NE
ToliaraWed 11:46 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoWed 11:46 AM363 km226 miles196 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaWed 11:46 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNortheast NE
MahajangaWed 11:46 AM638 km396 miles344 nmNorth N
NampulaWed 10:46 AM940 km584 miles507 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouWed 11:46 AM953 km592 miles515 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisWed 12:46 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmEast E
MoroniWed 11:46 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth N
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