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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, November 1, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 35' South
Longitude: 66° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.99 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.8"1004.25 miwest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 misouth1004.22 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.5"0.27 miwest0° 18' 58.4"21.74 misouth21.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 25' North
Longitude: 86° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.85 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.5"941.16 miwest0° 02' 21.4"2.70 minorth941.05 mi
24 hours11° 38' 34.3"754.94 mieast0° 30' 05.3"34.50 minorth754.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 1:18 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 11:18 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisThu 11:18 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 11:18 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 10:18 AM2040 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleThu 12:18 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniThu 10:18 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:18 PM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:48 PM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuThu 10:18 AM2938 km1826 miles1586 nmNorthwest NW
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