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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 06:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 72° 05' 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"977.61 miwest0° 00' 34.4"0.66 misouth977.58 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: 148° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.14 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' 51.1"977.77 miwest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 minorth978.15 mi
24 hours12° 04' 45.3"815.64 mieast4° 12' 22.0"289.11 minorth870.93 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 12:56 PM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth N
Port LouisMon 10:56 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 10:56 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:56 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaMon 10:56 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 9:56 AM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmWest W
MaleMon 11:56 AM2631 km1635 miles1420 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:26 PM3049 km1895 miles1646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniMon 9:56 AM3207 km1992 miles1731 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 11:56 AM3308 km2056 miles1786 nmSouth S
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