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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

UTC time = Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 7:42:00 AM.

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

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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 07:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 63° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.48 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.2"953.58 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth953.57 mi
24 hours0° 07' 10.0"7.60 miEast0° 03' 34.5"4.10 miSouth8.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 62° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.97 meters/second, 1493.9 km/hour, 928.3 miles/hour or 806.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 35.8"927.97 miWest0° 00' 43.5"0.83 miNorth928.01 mi
24 hours15° 13' 02.9"983.34 miEast1° 01' 02.6"69.99 miNorth989.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Thu 11:42 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 11:42 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisThu 11:42 AM828 km514 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoThu 10:42 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaThu 1:42 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:42 PM2131 km1324 miles1150 nmSoutheast SE
VictoriaThu 11:42 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniThu 10:42 AM2455 km1525 miles1326 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 12:42 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmSouth S
MaputoThu 9:42 AM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmWest-southwest WSW

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