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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 = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 7:06:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 69° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.52 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.9"976.14 miWest0° 00' 33.6"0.64 miSouth976.11 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.4"4.06 miEast0° 13' 14.7"15.19 miSouth15.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' South, Longitude: 158° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.08 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.55 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"993.28 miWest0° 10' 58.9"12.58 miNorth993.59 mi
24 hours11° 24' 32.1"780.87 miEast4° 29' 00.3"308.08 miNorth842.85 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)Tue 11:06 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest W
Port LouisTue 11:06 AM1301 km809 miles703 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 1:06 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisTue 11:06 AM1516 km942 miles818 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandTue 12:06 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaTue 11:06 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 10:06 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmWest W
MaleTue 12:06 PM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmNorth N
MoroniTue 10:06 AM2991 km1858 miles1615 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 12:36 PM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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