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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 8:14:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 10' South, Longitude: 53° 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 miSouth960.64 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' North, Longitude: 71° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.82 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 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' 04.5"972.47 miWest0° 07' 56.3"9.10 miSouth972.80 mi
24 hours11° 05' 53.3"742.60 miEast3° 28' 48.1"239.23 miSouth785.35 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 12:14 PM180 km112 miles97 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-PaulMon 12:14 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisMon 12:14 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 12:14 PM427 km265 miles231 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaMon 11:14 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:14 AM764 km475 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 11:14 AM766 km476 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 12:14 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 11:14 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 12:14 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth N

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