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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 07:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 57' South
Longitude: 66° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.20 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"955.26 miwest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 misouth955.25 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.3"7.34 mieast0° 04' 57.3"5.69 misouth9.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 10' South
Longitude: 21° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.69 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.8"963.20 miwest0° 09' 12.1"10.54 misouth962.91 mi
24 hours14° 11' 25.1"947.45 mieast3° 12' 29.0"220.62 misouth965.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 11:26 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisMon 11:26 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 1:26 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:26 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoMon 10:26 AM2018 km1254 miles1089 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 11:26 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniMon 10:26 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 12:26 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmSouth S
MaleMon 12:26 PM3097 km1925 miles1672 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamMon 10:26 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmWest-northwest WNW
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