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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 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 20' South
Longitude: 69° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.76 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 850.9 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"979.01 miwest0° 00' 35.2"0.68 misouth978.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.6"3.64 mieast0° 13' 57.7"16.01 misouth16.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 12' South
Longitude: 133° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.01 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 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 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.4"959.54 miwest0° 08' 15.7"9.47 minorth959.92 mi
24 hours12° 54' 46.2"857.88 mieast3° 39' 47.7"251.87 minorth901.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 11:06 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:06 PM1364 km848 miles736 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSun 11:06 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:06 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSun 11:06 AM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 10:06 AM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmWest W
MaleSun 12:06 PM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 10:06 AM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:36 PM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 12:06 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmSouth S
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