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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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 47° 48' 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' 09.3"0.18 misouth953.62 mi
24 hours0° 07' 10.1"7.60 mieast0° 03' 33.3"4.08 misouth8.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 47° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.02 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 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' 36.8"928.13 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 minorth928.17 mi
24 hours15° 12' 04.6"982.45 mieast1° 04' 49.9"74.34 minorth988.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 11:42 AM205 km127 miles111 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeThu 11:42 AM376 km233 miles203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToliaraThu 11:42 AM424 km263 miles229 nmWest W
AntananarivoThu 11:42 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth N
ToamasinaThu 11:42 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisThu 12:42 PM829 km515 miles448 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisThu 12:42 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniThu 11:42 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaputoThu 10:42 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneThu 10:42 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
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