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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 7:10:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 68° 24' 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"998.26 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.23 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 Latitude: 16° 58' North, Longitude: 37° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.76 meters/second, 1547.1 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"961.11 miWest0° 06' 33.8"7.52 miSouth961.42 mi
24 hours11° 19' 27.4"749.35 miEast2° 59' 20.7"205.52 miSouth782.41 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)Mon 11:10 AM680 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaMon 1:10 PM1039 km645 miles561 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisMon 11:10 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:10 AM1478 km919 miles798 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 11:10 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 10:10 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleMon 12:10 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:10 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniMon 10:10 AM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:40 PM2814 km1749 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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