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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 areas 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 8:34:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 10' South, Longitude: 48° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 429.62 meters/second, 1546.6 kilometres/hour, 961.0 miles/hour or 835.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"960.65 miWest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 miSouth960.63 mi
24 hours0° 06' 01.9"6.44 miEast0° 08' 02.4"9.22 miSouth11.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' North, Longitude: 76° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 434.91 meters/second, 1565.7 kilometres/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 04.8"972.67 miWest0° 07' 57.7"9.12 miSouth973.01 mi
24 hours11° 05' 46.7"742.62 miEast3° 29' 18.9"239.82 miSouth785.54 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaMon 11:34 AM212 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeMon 11:34 AM326 km203 miles176 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 11:34 AM392 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToamasinaMon 11:34 AM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth N
ToliaraMon 11:34 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PaulMon 12:34 PM664 km412 miles358 nmEast E
Saint-PierreMon 12:34 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast E
Saint-DenisMon 12:34 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast E
Port LouisMon 12:34 PM911 km566 miles492 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniMon 11:34 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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