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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 27, 2012 at 08:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' South, Longitude: 47° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.08 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"952.76 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth952.77 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.8"7.75 mieast0° 03' 00.3"3.45 minorth8.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 145° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.33 miwest0° 01' 10.3"1.34 misouth938.39 mi
24 hours11° 42' 58.7"757.71 mieast0° 54' 51.8"62.91 misouth762.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FianarantsoaThu 11:52 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth N
ToliaraThu 11:52 AM344 km214 miles186 nmWest W
AntsirabeThu 11:52 AM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 11:52 AM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
ToamasinaThu 11:52 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisThu 12:52 PM910 km565 miles491 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisThu 12:52 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniThu 11:52 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaputoThu 10:52 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneThu 10:52 AM1640 km1019 miles886 nmWest-southwest WSW
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