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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 08:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 10' South, Longitude: 53° 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' North, Longitude: 72° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.83 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"972.55 miwest0° 07' 56.3"9.10 misouth972.88 mi
24 hours11° 05' 53.0"742.65 mieast3° 28' 49.8"239.28 misouth785.41 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 PM205 km127 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-PaulMon 12:14 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisMon 12:14 PM231 km143 miles125 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 12:14 PM452 km281 miles244 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaMon 11:14 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:14 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 11:14 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:14 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaMon 12:14 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth N
MaputoMon 10:14 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-southwest WSW
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