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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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 10' South, Longitude: 54° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.63 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"960.73 miwest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 misouth960.71 mi
24 hours0° 06' 01.8"6.44 mieast0° 08' 02.7"9.23 misouth11.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' North, Longitude: 71° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.81 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 04.4"972.51 miwest0° 07' 56.1"9.09 misouth972.84 mi
24 hours11° 05' 54.4"742.65 mieast3° 28' 43.7"239.16 misouth785.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PierreMon 12:10 PM122 km76 miles66 nmNortheast NE
Saint-PaulMon 12:10 PM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 12:10 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 12:10 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaMon 11:10 AM710 km441 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:10 AM831 km516 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 11:10 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:10 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 12:10 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth N
MaputoMon 10:10 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
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