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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 = Monday, November 19, 2012 at 6:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 72° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.14 meters/second, 1573.7 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.7 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"977.54 miWest0° 00' 34.4"0.66 miSouth977.51 mi
24 hours0° 03' 32.5"3.85 miEast0° 13' 36.5"15.60 miSouth16.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 149° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.13 meters/second, 1573.7 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.30 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 51.0"977.69 miWest0° 09' 58.8"11.44 miNorth978.07 mi
24 hours12° 04' 47.4"815.62 miEast4° 12' 20.8"289.07 miNorth870.89 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)Mon 10:56 AM939 km583 miles507 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 12:56 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 10:56 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 10:56 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:56 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaMon 10:56 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 9:56 AM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmWest W
MaleMon 11:56 AM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:26 PM3041 km1889 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 9:56 AM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmWest-northwest WNW

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