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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 07:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 67° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 kilometres/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 38° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 429.78 meters/second, 1547.2 kilometres/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"961.15 miWest0° 06' 34.2"7.53 miSouth961.46 mi
24 hours11° 19' 26.3"749.36 miEast2° 59' 28.1"205.66 miSouth782.45 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 11:14 AM601 km373 miles324 nm SW
Diego GarciaMon 1:14 PM1089 km677 miles588 nm NNE
Port LouisMon 11:14 AM1154 km717 miles623 nm WSW
Saint-DenisMon 11:14 AM1381 km858 miles746 nm WSW
VictoriaMon 11:14 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nm NW
AntananarivoMon 10:14 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nm WSW
MaleMon 12:14 PM2312 km1436 miles1248 nm NNE
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:14 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nm SSE
MoroniMon 10:14 AM2649 km1646 miles1431 nm W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:44 PM2865 km1781 miles1547 nm NNE