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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° 46' 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"16.34 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 of the movement is currently 421.33 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' 22.4"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 11:06 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:06 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSat 11:06 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:06 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSat 11:06 AM2231 km1387 miles1205 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 10:06 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmWest W
MaleSat 12:06 PM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 10:06 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:36 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 12:06 PM3356 km2086 miles1812 nmSouth S
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