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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 = Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7:54:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 59' 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"960.67 miWest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 miSouth960.66 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: 66° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.73 meters/second, 1565.0 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' 04.0"972.27 miWest0° 07' 54.8"9.07 miSouth972.60 mi
24 hours11° 06' 00.1"742.58 miEast3° 28' 17.3"238.64 miSouth785.15 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 AM270 km168 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisMon 11:54 AM392 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 11:54 AM538 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoMon 10:54 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaMon 11:54 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniMon 10:54 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 1:54 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:54 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:54 AM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoMon 9:54 AM2714 km1687 miles1466 nmWest-southwest WSW

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