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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

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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° 02' 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"979.00 miwest0° 00' 35.2"0.67 misouth978.97 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° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.07 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' 38.5"959.67 miwest0° 08' 16.6"9.49 minorth960.05 mi
24 hours12° 54' 23.8"857.56 mieast3° 40' 05.0"252.20 minorth900.91 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 11:16 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 11:16 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 1:16 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSun 10:16 AM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 11:16 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:16 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniSun 10:16 AM2679 km1665 miles1447 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 12:16 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:46 PM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamSun 10:16 AM3305 km2054 miles1784 nmWest-northwest WNW
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