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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 6:56:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 72° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.77 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"978.95 miWest0° 00' 35.2"0.68 miSouth978.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.5"3.64 miEast0° 13' 57.9"16.01 miSouth16.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 136° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.95 meters/second, 1544.2 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.99 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.5"959.33 miWest0° 08' 14.8"9.45 miNorth959.71 mi
24 hours12° 55' 11.3"858.17 miEast3° 39' 28.2"251.48 miNorth901.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 10:56 AM934 km580 miles504 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 12:56 PM1332 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
Port LouisSun 10:56 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:56 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:56 AM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSun 10:56 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSun 11:56 AM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 9:56 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:26 PM3018 km1875 miles1629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 9:56 AM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmWest W

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