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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 8:10:00 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 08:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 10' South, Longitude: 54° 59' 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"960.66 miWest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 miSouth960.65 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: 70° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.80 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"972.43 miWest0° 07' 55.9"9.09 miSouth972.76 mi
24 hours11° 05' 54.8"742.60 miEast3° 28' 42.0"239.11 miSouth785.31 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 PM105 km65 miles57 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-PaulMon 12:10 PM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 12:10 PM151 km94 miles82 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 12:10 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaMon 11:10 AM733 km456 miles396 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:10 AM857 km532 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 11:10 AM865 km537 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 12:10 PM920 km572 miles497 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 11:10 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 12:10 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth N

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