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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 11' South
Longitude: 50° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.47 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"953.63 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth953.62 mi
24 hours0° 07' 10.0"7.60 mieast0° 03' 33.5"4.08 misouth8.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 54' South
Longitude: 50° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.01 meters/second, 1494.0 km/hour, 928.3 miles/hour or 806.7 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' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 36.6"928.11 miwest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 minorth928.15 mi
24 hours15° 12' 14.4"982.61 mieast1° 04' 12.8"73.63 minorth988.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 11:32 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeThu 11:32 AM500 km310 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 11:32 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToamasinaThu 11:32 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisThu 12:32 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToliaraThu 11:32 AM679 km422 miles367 nmWest W
Port LouisThu 12:32 PM816 km507 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniThu 11:32 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaputoThu 10:32 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneThu 10:32 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmWest-southwest WSW
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