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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 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 69° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.40 meters/second, 1578.2 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"980.44 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 misouth980.41 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: 119° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.34 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 22.5"942.34 miwest0° 05' 43.0"6.55 minorth942.63 mi
24 hours13° 49' 32.4"904.38 mieast2° 48' 08.2"192.73 minorth931.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 11:06 AM1262 km784 miles682 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:06 PM1340 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSat 11:06 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 11:06 AM2210 km1374 miles1194 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:06 PM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSat 10:06 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmWest W
MaleSat 12:06 PM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 10:06 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:36 PM3094 km1922 miles1670 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 12:06 PM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmSouth S
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