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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

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 8:44:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 46° 35' 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"959.72 miWest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 miSouth959.70 mi
24 hours0° 06' 10.7"6.59 miEast0° 07' 36.2"8.72 miSouth10.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 09' North, Longitude: 67° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.21 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 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' 24.8"986.80 miWest0° 09' 30.2"10.89 miSouth987.13 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.2"747.80 miEast4° 02' 33.1"277.82 miSouth802.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaTue 11:44 AM108 km67 miles58 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntsirabeTue 11:44 AM274 km170 miles148 nmNorth N
ToliaraTue 11:44 AM321 km200 miles173 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoTue 11:44 AM389 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaTue 11:44 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisTue 12:44 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E
Port LouisTue 12:44 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmEast E
MoroniTue 11:44 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaputoTue 10:44 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneTue 10:44 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmWest-southwest WSW

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