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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 = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:34:00 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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 64° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 kilometres/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 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"16.00 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.6"959.76 miWest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 miSouth959.74 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: 50° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 440.92 meters/second, 1587.3 kilometres/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 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' 32.4"16.44 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.2"986.16 miWest0° 09' 26.1"10.81 miSouth986.49 mi
24 hours11° 01' 07.9"747.38 miEast4° 01' 08.0"276.20 miSouth801.11 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
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Tue 11:34 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 11:34 AM723 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-PierreTue 11:34 AM896 km557 miles484 nmWest W
Saint-DenisTue 11:34 AM907 km564 miles490 nmWest W
Saint-PaulTue 11:34 AM923 km573 miles498 nmWest W
AntananarivoTue 10:34 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 1:34 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandTue 12:34 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSoutheast SE
VictoriaTue 11:34 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniTue 10:34 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-northwest WNW

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