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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, December 11, 2012 at 6:26:00 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, December 11, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 02' South, Longitude: 81° 50' 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"954.63 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miSouth954.62 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° 32' 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' 31.1"945.40 miWest0° 06' 42.4"7.69 miSouth945.12 mi
24 hours14° 55' 00.6"979.86 miEast2° 03' 19.2"141.37 miSouth984.04 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 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaTue 12:26 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 10:26 AM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmWest W
Saint-DenisTue 10:26 AM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisTue 11:26 AM3094 km1922 miles1670 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleTue 11:26 AM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaTue 1:26 PM3266 km2029 miles1763 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:56 AM3316 km2060 miles1791 nmNorth N
PerthTue 2:26 PM3488 km2167 miles1883 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaTue 10:26 AM3492 km2170 miles1886 nmWest-northwest WNW

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