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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, November 1, 2012 at 7:18:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 66° 24' 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"1004.18 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miSouth1004.15 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 Latitude: 20° 25' North, Longitude: 85° 59' 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' 59.6"941.10 miWest0° 02' 21.5"2.70 miNorth940.99 mi
24 hours11° 38' 34.2"754.89 miEast0° 30' 07.9"34.55 miNorth754.44 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 11:18 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaThu 1:18 PM1039 km645 miles561 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 11:18 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisThu 11:18 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 11:18 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 10:18 AM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleThu 12:18 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniThu 10:18 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:18 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:48 PM2805 km1743 miles1514 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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