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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 07:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 64° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 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"980.42 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 misouth980.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.6"3.43 mieast0° 14' 18.3"16.40 misouth16.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' South, Longitude: 115° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.42 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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' 24.2"942.52 miwest0° 05' 45.1"6.60 minorth942.82 mi
24 hours13° 48' 52.0"903.80 mieast2° 48' 54.3"193.61 minorth931.37 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 11:24 AM794 km493 miles429 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 11:24 AM1016 km632 miles549 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 1:24 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 10:24 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 11:24 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:24 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniSat 10:24 AM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 12:24 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSat 10:24 AM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 10:24 AM3176 km1974 miles1715 nmNorthwest NW
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