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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 68° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"1002.79 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.76 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miwest0° 18' 44.1"21.47 misouth21.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 72° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"937.89 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth937.89 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.4"753.50 mieast0° 25' 18.0"29.01 misouth755.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:08 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:08 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:08 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:08 AM1836 km1141 miles992 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 12:08 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 10:08 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:08 PM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:38 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:08 AM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmWest W
MogadishuFri 10:08 AM3177 km1974 miles1715 nmNorthwest NW
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