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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 08:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 51° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.22 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 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"959.80 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 misouth959.78 mi
24 hours0° 06' 10.7"6.59 mieast0° 07' 36.5"8.73 misouth10.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' North, Longitude: 63° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.5"986.70 miwest0° 09' 29.0"10.87 misouth987.03 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.8"747.74 mieast4° 02' 10.3"277.41 misouth801.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaTue 11:24 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisTue 12:24 PM458 km284 miles247 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToamasinaTue 11:24 AM501 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeTue 11:24 AM519 km323 miles280 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoTue 11:24 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisTue 12:24 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniTue 11:24 AM1453 km903 miles784 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoTue 10:24 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaTue 12:24 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LilongweTue 10:24 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-northwest WNW
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