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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 05' South
Longitude: 79° 59' 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"980.48 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 misouth980.45 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 04' South
Longitude: 129° 52' 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' 18.9"941.90 miwest0° 05' 37.8"6.45 minorth942.19 mi
24 hours13° 51' 06.6"905.73 mieast2° 46' 20.1"190.66 minorth932.61 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 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:24 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 10:24 AM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:24 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:24 AM2669 km1659 miles1441 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:54 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:24 AM3107 km1931 miles1678 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSat 1:24 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 9:24 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurSat 2:24 PM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmNortheast NE
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