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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 = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 6:24:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' South, Longitude: 80° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.06 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.9"981.86 miWest0° 00' 37.0"0.71 miSouth981.83 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.9"3.20 miEast0° 14' 39.7"16.81 miSouth17.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 115° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.15 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.52 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 35.2"930.63 miWest0° 02' 18.4"2.65 miNorth930.75 mi
24 hours14° 39' 38.5"949.02 miEast1° 34' 50.9"108.74 miNorth959.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:24 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:24 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 10:24 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:24 AM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:24 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:54 AM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:24 AM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaFri 1:24 PM3208 km1993 miles1732 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:24 PM3386 km2104 miles1828 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:24 PM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmNortheast NE

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