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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 6:24:00 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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 80° 16' 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"980.41 miWest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 miSouth980.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.0"3.42 miEast0° 14' 19.2"16.42 miSouth16.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 130° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.14 meters/second, 1516.1 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.6 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' 18.8"941.82 miWest0° 05' 37.7"6.45 miNorth942.11 mi
24 hours13° 51' 09.1"905.71 miEast2° 46' 17.2"190.60 miNorth932.57 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 12:24 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:24 AM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 10:24 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:24 AM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:24 AM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:54 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:24 AM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSat 1:24 PM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:24 PM3401 km2113 miles1837 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:24 PM3425 km2128 miles1850 nmNortheast NE

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