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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 = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 6:14:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 06:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 82° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.42 meters/second, 1578.3 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"980.42 miWest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 miSouth980.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.0"3.42 miEast0° 14' 19.3"16.42 miSouth16.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 06:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 132° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.09 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.70 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.9"941.72 miWest0° 05' 36.4"6.43 miNorth942.01 mi
24 hours13° 51' 31.5"906.03 miEast2° 45' 51.3"190.10 miNorth932.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:14 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:14 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 10:14 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:14 AM2766 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 10:14 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:44 AM2890 km1796 miles1560 nmNorth N
JakartaSat 1:14 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:14 PM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:14 PM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 10:14 AM3369 km2094 miles1819 nmWest-northwest WNW

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