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Day and Night World Map

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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 07:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 34' South
Longitude: 67° 05' 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 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' 34.3"0.66 misouth977.56 mi
24 hours0° 03' 32.6"3.85 mieast0° 13' 36.2"15.60 misouth16.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 19, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 30' South
Longitude: 144° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.24 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 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' 52.9"978.02 miwest0° 10' 00.1"11.46 minorth978.40 mi
24 hours12° 04' 07.2"815.10 mieast4° 12' 42.0"289.49 minorth870.52 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 11:16 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 11:16 AM1224 km761 miles661 nmWest W
Diego GarciaMon 1:16 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoMon 10:16 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest W
VictoriaMon 11:16 AM2081 km1293 miles1123 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandMon 12:16 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniMon 10:16 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleMon 12:16 PM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:46 PM3247 km2017 miles1753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 12:16 PM3316 km2060 miles1790 nmSouth S
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