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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° 54' 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"957.24 miwest0° 00' 16.3"0.31 misouth957.22 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: 25° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.9 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' 08.6"1003.73 miwest0° 11' 54.2"13.63 misouth1003.76 mi
24 hours11° 48' 05.8"815.87 mieast4° 45' 01.6"326.41 misouth876.82 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 PM153 km95 miles82 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-PaulFri 12:08 PM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 12:08 PM203 km126 miles109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisFri 12:08 PM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaFri 11:08 AM842 km523 miles454 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 11:08 AM966 km600 miles521 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeFri 11:08 AM971 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 11:08 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaFri 12:08 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNorth N
MaputoFri 10:08 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest-southwest WSW
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