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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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 65° 54' 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 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"1002.71 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.68 mi
24 hours0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miwest0° 18' 44.0"21.47 misouth21.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 74° 50' 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"937.82 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth937.82 mi
24 hours11° 39' 31.3"753.43 mieast0° 25' 43.3"29.49 misouth755.07 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)Fri 11:20 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaFri 1:20 PM1099 km683 miles593 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:20 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:20 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 12:20 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:20 AM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:20 PM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM2864 km1779 miles1546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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