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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 69° 46' East

The ground speed is currently 438.40 meters/second, 1578.2 kilometres/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"980.37 miWest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 miSouth980.34 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.4"3.42 miEast0° 14' 18.7"16.41 miSouth16.76 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 00' South, Longitude: 120° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 kilometres/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.71 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.4"942.26 miWest0° 05' 42.9"6.55 miNorth942.55 mi
24 hours13° 49' 35.0"904.35 miEast2° 48' 05.3"192.66 miNorth931.70 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 11:06 AM669 km416 miles361 nm W
Port LouisSat 11:06 AM1291 km802 miles697 nm W
Diego GarciaSat 1:06 PM1336 km830 miles721 nm NNE
Saint-DenisSat 11:06 AM1510 km938 miles815 nm W
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:06 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nm SSE
VictoriaSat 11:06 AM2231 km1387 miles1205 nm NW
AntananarivoSat 10:06 AM2340 km1454 miles1263 nm W
MaleSat 12:06 PM2607 km1620 miles1407 nm N
MoroniSat 10:06 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nm WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:36 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nm NNE