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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 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 69° 52' 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 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"977.53 miwest0° 00' 34.3"0.66 misouth977.50 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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' South, Longitude: 146° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.18 meters/second, 1573.9 km/hour, 978.0 miles/hour or 849.8 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' 52.0"977.81 miwest0° 09' 59.5"11.45 minorth978.19 mi
24 hours12° 04' 28.3"815.35 mieast4° 12' 30.9"289.26 minorth870.69 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 11:06 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
Port LouisMon 11:06 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 1:06 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 11:06 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:06 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaMon 11:06 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 10:06 AM2349 km1460 miles1269 nmWest W
MaleMon 12:06 PM2656 km1651 miles1434 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 10:06 AM2979 km1851 miles1608 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:36 PM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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