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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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 06:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 72° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.7"998.35 miwest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 misouth998.32 mi
24 hours0° 00' 35.2"0.65 mieast0° 17' 58.4"20.60 misouth20.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 06:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' North, Longitude: 34° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.70 meters/second, 1546.9 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.6"961.04 miwest0° 06' 32.6"7.50 misouth961.34 mi
24 hours11° 19' 31.5"749.37 mieast2° 58' 53.0"205.01 misouth782.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:54 PM939 km584 miles507 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 10:54 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 10:54 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 10:54 AM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 11:54 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:54 AM2494 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoMon 9:54 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:24 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 9:54 AM3152 km1959 miles1702 nmWest W
BangaloreMon 12:24 PM3240 km2013 miles1749 nmNorth N
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