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Day and Night World Map

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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 08:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 18' South
Longitude: 48° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.21 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"959.79 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 misouth959.77 mi
24 hours0° 06' 10.7"6.59 mieast0° 07' 36.3"8.72 misouth10.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 10' North
Longitude: 65° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.17 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 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' 24.7"986.79 miwest0° 09' 29.7"10.88 misouth987.12 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.6"747.80 mieast4° 02' 22.3"277.64 misouth801.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeTue 11:34 AM327 km203 miles176 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 11:34 AM398 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToamasinaTue 11:34 AM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisTue 12:34 PM706 km439 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisTue 12:34 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniTue 11:34 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaputoTue 10:34 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweTue 10:34 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbabaneTue 10:34 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarareTue 10:34 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmWest-northwest WNW
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