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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 63° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.6"959.83 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 misouth959.81 mi
24 hours0° 06' 10.3"6.59 mieast0° 07' 37.4"8.75 misouth10.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 51° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.93 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.2"986.24 miwest0° 09' 26.1"10.81 misouth986.57 mi
24 hours11° 01' 07.9"747.44 mieast4° 01' 09.4"276.25 misouth801.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisTue 11:34 AM696 km432 miles376 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisTue 11:34 AM879 km546 miles474 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 10:34 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 1:34 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaTue 11:34 AM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandTue 12:34 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmSoutheast SE
MoroniTue 10:34 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisTue 12:34 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmSouth S
MaleTue 12:34 PM3114 km1935 miles1681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamTue 10:34 AM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmWest-northwest WNW
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