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Day and Night World Map

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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 20' South
Longitude: 84° 32' 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"979.07 miwest0° 00' 35.3"0.68 misouth979.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.1"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 20' South
Longitude: 148° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 31.7"958.77 miwest0° 08' 10.5"9.37 minorth959.15 mi
24 hours12° 57' 01.2"859.77 mieast3° 38' 02.0"249.85 minorth902.42 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 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:06 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaSun 1:06 PM2820 km1752 miles1522 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisSun 10:06 AM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:06 AM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:36 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSun 10:06 AM3042 km1890 miles1643 nmWest W
SingaporeSun 2:06 PM3107 km1931 miles1678 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:06 PM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 2:06 PM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmEast-southeast ESE
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