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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

UTC time = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 6:06:00 AM.

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

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

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 84° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.79 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.32 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"979.00 miWest0° 00' 35.3"0.68 miSouth978.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.0"3.63 miEast0° 13' 58.6"16.02 miSouth16.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' South, Longitude: 148° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.98 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.5"958.69 miWest0° 08' 10.3"9.37 miNorth959.07 mi
24 hours12° 57' 03.8"859.75 miEast3° 38' 00.1"249.80 miNorth902.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:06 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:06 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaSun 1:06 PM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisSun 10:06 AM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:06 AM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:36 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSun 10:06 AM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmWest W
SingaporeSun 2:06 PM3087 km1918 miles1667 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:06 PM3099 km1925 miles1673 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 2:06 PM3401 km2113 miles1836 nmEast-southeast ESE

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