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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 06:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 82° 29' 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"980.49 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 misouth980.46 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° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.10 meters/second, 1516.0 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' 18.1"941.80 miwest0° 05' 36.6"6.43 minorth942.08 mi
24 hours13° 51' 29.0"906.05 mieast2° 45' 54.2"190.17 minorth932.82 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 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:14 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 10:14 AM2621 km1628 miles1415 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:14 AM2754 km1712 miles1487 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 10:14 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:44 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmNorth N
JakartaSat 1:14 PM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:14 PM3236 km2011 miles1747 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:14 PM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 10:14 AM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmWest-northwest WNW
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