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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 10' South, Longitude: 58° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.64 meters/second, 1546.7 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.02 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"960.74 miwest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 misouth960.72 mi
24 hours0° 06' 01.6"6.44 mieast0° 08' 03.1"9.23 misouth11.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' North, Longitude: 67° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.74 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.1"972.34 miwest0° 07' 55.0"9.07 misouth972.68 mi
24 hours11° 05' 59.8"742.63 mieast3° 28' 19.0"238.69 misouth785.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 11:54 AM254 km158 miles137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisMon 11:54 AM366 km227 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoMon 10:54 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 11:54 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 10:54 AM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:54 PM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:54 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmSoutheast SE
MaputoMon 9:54 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamMon 10:54 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweMon 9:54 AM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmWest-northwest WNW
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