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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° 35' 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"977.60 miwest0° 00' 34.3"0.66 misouth977.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 32.6"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° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.19 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' 52.1"977.89 miwest0° 09' 59.5"11.45 minorth978.28 mi
24 hours12° 04' 26.2"815.37 mieast4° 12' 32.1"289.30 minorth870.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 11:06 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 1:06 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisMon 11:06 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:06 PM2164 km1344 miles1168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaMon 11:06 AM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoMon 10:06 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmWest W
MaleMon 12:06 PM2661 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 10:06 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:36 PM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 12:06 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmSouth S
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