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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 = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 6:54:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.37 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"998.28 miWest0° 00' 45.2"0.86 miSouth998.25 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: 33° 50' 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"960.96 miWest0° 06' 32.5"7.50 miSouth961.27 mi
24 hours11° 19' 31.7"749.31 miEast2° 58' 51.0"204.95 miSouth782.22 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 PM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 10:54 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 10:54 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 11:54 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:54 AM2230 km1385 miles1204 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:54 AM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:24 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboMon 12:24 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 9:54 AM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmWest W
MoroniMon 9:54 AM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmWest W

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