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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 7:06:00 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 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 69° 49' 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"978.94 miWest0° 00' 35.2"0.67 miSouth978.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.6"3.64 miEast0° 13' 57.7"16.01 miSouth16.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 133° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.00 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 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.3"959.46 miWest0° 08' 15.7"9.47 miNorth959.84 mi
24 hours12° 54' 48.8"857.85 miEast3° 39' 45.8"251.81 miNorth901.09 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 11:06 AM672 km418 miles363 nmWest W
Port LouisSun 11:06 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:06 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSun 11:06 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:06 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaSun 11:06 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 10:06 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmWest W
MaleSun 12:06 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 10:06 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:36 PM3105 km1929 miles1676 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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