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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 06:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 77° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.41 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"980.47 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 misouth980.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.1"3.42 mieast0° 14' 19.1"16.42 misouth16.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 127° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.19 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.7 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' 19.7"942.00 miwest0° 05' 39.1"6.48 minorth942.29 mi
24 hours13° 50' 44.2"905.41 mieast2° 46' 45.8"191.16 minorth932.40 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 12:34 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:34 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 10:34 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:34 AM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:34 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:34 AM2878 km1789 miles1554 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:04 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 9:34 AM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:34 AM3419 km2125 miles1846 nmSouth S
JakartaSat 1:34 PM3486 km2166 miles1882 nmEast-northeast ENE
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