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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 12, 2012 at 6:26:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 79° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.69 meters/second, 1590.1 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.0"987.77 miWest0° 00' 40.2"0.77 miSouth987.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 05.4"2.30 miEast0° 15' 57.7"18.30 miSouth18.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' South, Longitude: 55° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.25 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.23 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.9"973.38 miWest0° 10' 37.6"12.17 miSouth973.12 mi
24 hours14° 01' 59.8"946.52 miEast3° 50' 44.6"264.41 miSouth975.09 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 12:26 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:26 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmSouth S
Port LouisMon 10:26 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmWest W
MaleMon 11:26 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisMon 10:26 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:56 AM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:26 AM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaMon 1:26 PM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 2:26 PM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoMon 9:26 AM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmWest W

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