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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 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 69° 39' 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"16.28 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.9"976.21 miwest0° 00' 33.6"0.64 misouth976.18 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° 36' 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"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.0"993.36 miwest0° 10' 58.9"12.58 minorth993.67 mi
24 hours11° 24' 30.6"780.90 mieast4° 29' 00.6"308.11 minorth842.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisTue 11:06 AM1272 km791 miles687 nmWest W
Diego GarciaTue 1:06 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisTue 11:06 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandTue 12:06 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaTue 11:06 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoTue 10:06 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmWest W
MaleTue 12:06 PM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmNorth N
MoroniTue 10:06 AM2962 km1841 miles1599 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 12:36 PM3158 km1963 miles1705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-aux-FrancaisTue 12:06 PM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmSouth S
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