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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 06:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 20' South
Longitude: 80° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.78 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"979.05 miwest0° 00' 35.3"0.68 misouth979.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.2"3.63 mieast0° 13' 58.3"16.02 misouth16.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 18' South
Longitude: 143° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.77 meters/second, 1543.6 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.4"959.00 miwest0° 08' 12.1"9.40 minorth959.38 mi
24 hours12° 56' 20.8"859.20 mieast3° 38' 33.8"250.46 minorth902.03 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 12:24 PM1562 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:24 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 10:24 AM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:24 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:24 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:54 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:24 AM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSun 1:24 PM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSun 9:24 AM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurSun 2:24 PM3435 km2134 miles1855 nmNortheast NE
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