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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 40' South, Longitude: 50° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 428.10 meters/second, 1541.2 kilometres/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"957.23 miWest0° 00' 16.3"0.31 miSouth957.21 mi
24 hours0° 06' 34.6"7.00 miEast0° 06' 17.3"7.21 miSouth10.05 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 60' South, Longitude: 30° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.4 kilometres/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 07.7"1003.67 miWest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 miSouth1003.70 mi
24 hours11° 48' 34.7"816.39 miEast4° 44' 58.5"326.35 miSouth877.24 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaFri 11:28 AM416 km258 miles224 nm WNW
Saint-PaulFri 12:28 PM488 km303 miles263 nm ENE
Saint-PierreFri 12:28 PM495 km307 miles267 nm ENE
AntsirabeFri 11:28 AM507 km315 miles274 nm NW
Saint-DenisFri 12:28 PM511 km317 miles276 nm ENE
ToamasinaFri 11:28 AM523 km325 miles283 nm NNW
AntananarivoFri 11:28 AM544 km338 miles294 nm NW
Port LouisFri 12:28 PM738 km458 miles398 nm ENE
ToliaraFri 11:28 AM745 km463 miles402 nm W
MoroniFri 11:28 AM1460 km907 miles788 nm NW