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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° 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"1002.78 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1002.75 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: 75° 06' 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' 02.5"0.05 minorth937.89 mi
24 hours11° 39' 31.3"753.48 mieast0° 25' 46.0"29.55 misouth755.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM1040 km646 miles562 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaFri 1:20 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:20 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM1592 km989 miles859 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:20 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleFri 12:20 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:20 AM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:20 PM2797 km1738 miles1511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmNortheast NE
MogadishuFri 10:20 AM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmNorthwest NW
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