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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 08:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 18' South, Longitude: 46° 18' 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"959.78 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 misouth959.77 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: 68° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.21 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 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"986.88 miwest0° 09' 30.2"10.89 misouth987.21 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.2"747.86 mieast4° 02' 34.4"277.87 misouth802.08 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 AM124 km77 miles67 nmNortheast NE
AntsirabeTue 11:44 AM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToliaraTue 11:44 AM295 km183 miles159 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoTue 11:44 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaTue 11:44 AM562 km349 miles304 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisTue 12:44 PM960 km597 miles518 nmEast E
Port LouisTue 12:44 PM1185 km737 miles640 nmEast E
MoroniTue 11:44 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaputoTue 10:44 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneTue 10:44 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-southwest WSW
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