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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

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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° 16' 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"987.84 miwest0° 00' 40.2"0.77 misouth987.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 05.5"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° 50' South, Longitude: 55° 36' 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"973.44 miwest0° 10' 37.5"12.17 misouth973.17 mi
24 hours14° 02' 02.0"946.62 mieast3° 50' 42.2"264.38 misouth975.17 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 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:26 AM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmSouth S
Port LouisMon 10:26 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest W
MaleMon 11:26 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisMon 10:26 AM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:56 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:26 AM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaMon 1:26 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoMon 9:26 AM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurMon 2:26 PM3381 km2101 miles1825 nmNortheast NE
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