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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, December 11, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 02' South, Longitude: 81° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.94 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"954.69 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 misouth954.68 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.8"7.43 mieast0° 04' 31.2"5.18 misouth9.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 50° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.77 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 31.0"945.45 miwest0° 06' 42.3"7.69 misouth945.18 mi
24 hours14° 55' 02.4"979.95 mieast2° 03' 15.5"141.31 misouth984.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandTue 11:26 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaTue 12:26 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 10:26 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
Saint-DenisTue 10:26 AM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisTue 11:26 AM3086 km1917 miles1666 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleTue 11:26 AM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaTue 1:26 PM3290 km2044 miles1777 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:56 AM3314 km2059 miles1790 nmNorth N
VictoriaTue 10:26 AM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmWest-northwest WNW
PerthTue 2:26 PM3514 km2183 miles1897 nmEast-southeast ESE
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