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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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 84° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.16 meters/second, 1573.8 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.30 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.3"977.59 miwest0° 00' 34.4"0.66 misouth977.56 mi
24 hours0° 03' 32.0"3.84 mieast0° 13' 37.4"15.62 misouth16.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 42' South, Longitude: 161° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.86 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 46.7"977.08 miwest0° 09' 56.1"11.38 minorth977.46 mi
24 hours12° 06' 23.4"816.97 mieast4° 11' 29.9"288.10 minorth871.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:06 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:06 AM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaMon 1:06 PM2801 km1741 miles1512 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisMon 10:06 AM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmWest W
MaleMon 11:06 AM2905 km1805 miles1568 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:36 AM2975 km1848 miles1606 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisMon 10:06 AM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmWest W
SingaporeMon 2:06 PM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 2:06 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmNortheast NE
PerthMon 2:06 PM3383 km2102 miles1826 nmEast-southeast ESE
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