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Day and Night World Map

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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 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 49' South
Longitude: 68° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.6 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"998.33 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 35.4"0.66 mieast0° 17' 58.3"20.60 misouth20.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 58' North
Longitude: 37° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.77 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 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' 32.8"961.19 miwest0° 06' 33.9"7.53 misouth961.50 mi
24 hours11° 19' 27.0"749.40 mieast2° 59' 22.7"205.57 misouth782.47 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 1:10 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 11:10 AM1224 km760 miles661 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:10 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 11:10 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 10:10 AM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 12:10 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:10 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniMon 10:10 AM2721 km1690 miles1469 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:40 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuMon 10:10 AM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmNorthwest NW
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