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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).

= 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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 07:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 57' South, Longitude: 66° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 427.20 meters/second, 1537.9 kilometres/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 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"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"955.19 miWest0° 00' 12.8"0.25 miSouth955.18 mi
24 hours0° 06' 54.3"7.34 miEast0° 04' 57.4"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 Latitude: 15° 10' South, Longitude: 21° 57' East

The ground speed is currently 430.70 meters/second, 1550.5 kilometres/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.2 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' 25.5"16.06 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.9"963.15 miWest0° 09' 12.1"10.55 miSouth962.86 mi
24 hours14° 11' 22.6"947.35 miEast3° 12' 31.9"220.66 miSouth965.21 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
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 11:26 AM499 km310 miles269 nm NW
Port LouisMon 11:26 AM1004 km624 miles542 nm WNW
Saint-DenisMon 11:26 AM1187 km738 miles641 nm W
Diego GarciaMon 1:26 PM1835 km1141 miles991 nm NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:26 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nm SSE
AntananarivoMon 10:26 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nm W
VictoriaMon 11:26 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nm NNW
MoroniMon 10:26 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nm WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 12:26 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nm S
MaleMon 12:26 PM3090 km1920 miles1668 nm NNE