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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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 40' South, Longitude: 55° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.11 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"957.31 miwest0° 00' 16.3"0.31 misouth957.29 mi
24 hours0° 06' 34.6"7.00 mieast0° 06' 17.6"7.22 misouth10.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' South, Longitude: 26° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.5"1003.79 miwest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 misouth1003.83 mi
24 hours11° 48' 07.5"815.95 mieast4° 45' 01.4"326.43 misouth876.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-PierreFri 12:08 PM147 km91 miles79 nmNorth N
Saint-PaulFri 12:08 PM186 km116 miles101 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisFri 12:08 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 12:08 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNortheast NE
ToamasinaFri 11:08 AM818 km509 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 11:08 AM940 km584 miles507 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeFri 11:08 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 11:08 AM1787 km1111 miles965 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:08 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorth N
MaputoFri 10:08 AM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
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