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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 Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' South, Longitude: 72° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.98 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"952.47 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth952.46 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.5"7.78 mieast0° 02' 11.6"2.52 misouth8.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' South, Longitude: 114° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.30 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.2"969.10 miwest0° 09' 43.7"11.15 minorth969.51 mi
24 hours12° 52' 03.4"863.27 mieast4° 10' 38.4"287.14 minorth916.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 11:06 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSun 12:06 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Diego GarciaSun 1:06 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSun 11:06 AM1773 km1101 miles957 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 10:06 AM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 11:06 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmNorthwest NW
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 12:06 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmSouth S
MaleSun 12:06 PM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 10:06 AM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:36 PM3440 km2138 miles1858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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