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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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 07' South, Longitude: 47° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.68 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"954.11 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth954.10 mi
24 hours0° 07' 05.6"7.53 mieast0° 04' 01.1"4.61 misouth8.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 32° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.39 meters/second, 1499.0 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.52 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.4"931.18 miwest0° 02' 57.7"3.40 misouth931.04 mi
24 hours15° 20' 25.1"994.37 mieast0° 27' 01.5"30.99 misouth993.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaWed 11:42 AM194 km120 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeWed 11:42 AM366 km227 miles198 nmNorth N
ToliaraWed 11:42 AM412 km256 miles223 nmWest W
AntananarivoWed 11:42 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
ToamasinaWed 11:42 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisWed 12:42 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisWed 12:42 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniWed 11:42 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaputoWed 10:42 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneWed 10:42 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmWest-southwest WSW
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