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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 08:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 40' South, Longitude: 50° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.10 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"957.30 miwest0° 00' 16.3"0.31 misouth957.28 mi
24 hours0° 06' 34.6"7.00 mieast0° 06' 17.2"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° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 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' 07.6"1003.74 miwest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 misouth1003.77 mi
24 hours11° 48' 36.2"816.47 mieast4° 44' 58.3"326.37 misouth877.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaFri 11:28 AM389 km241 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeFri 11:28 AM484 km301 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
ToamasinaFri 11:28 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoFri 11:28 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-DenisFri 12:28 PM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisFri 12:28 PM765 km475 miles413 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniFri 11:28 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoFri 10:28 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneFri 10:28 AM2014 km1251 miles1088 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweFri 10:28 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmWest-northwest WNW
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