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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 51' South
Longitude: 79° 56' 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"981.93 miwest0° 00' 37.0"0.71 misouth981.90 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 39' South
Longitude: 115° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.16 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"930.70 miwest0° 02' 18.5"2.65 minorth930.82 mi
24 hours14° 39' 36.5"949.05 mieast1° 34' 54.6"108.82 minorth960.04 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 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:24 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 10:24 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:24 AM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:24 AM2642 km1642 miles1426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:54 AM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:24 AM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaFri 1:24 PM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:24 PM3406 km2116 miles1839 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoFri 9:24 AM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmWest W
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