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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 7:16:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 67° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.76 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 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"978.93 miWest0° 00' 35.2"0.67 miSouth978.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.6"3.64 miEast0° 13' 57.5"16.00 miSouth16.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 131° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.06 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.00 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.4"959.59 miWest0° 08' 16.6"9.49 miNorth959.97 mi
24 hours12° 54' 26.3"857.54 miEast3° 40' 03.1"252.15 miNorth900.87 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 11:16 AM410 km255 miles222 nmWest W
Port LouisSun 11:16 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 11:16 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:16 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSun 11:16 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 10:16 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:16 PM2275 km1414 miles1229 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleSun 12:16 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 10:16 AM2712 km1685 miles1464 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:46 PM3213 km1997 miles1735 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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