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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 6:44:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 20' South, Longitude: 75° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 432.12 meters/second, 1555.6 kilometres/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.11 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.1"966.26 miWest0° 00' 26.2"0.50 miSouth966.24 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.6"5.60 miEast0° 10' 16.1"11.77 miSouth13.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 28' South, Longitude: 14° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 447.88 meters/second, 1612.4 kilometres/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.70 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.0"1001.75 miWest0° 10' 36.4"12.15 miSouth1001.70 mi
24 hours11° 39' 33.2"804.03 miEast4° 10' 29.1"286.88 miSouth850.86 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:44 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:44 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSouth S
Port LouisThu 10:44 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 10:44 AM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmWest W
MaleThu 11:44 AM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmNorth N
VictoriaThu 10:44 AM2888 km1795 miles1560 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoThu 9:44 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 11:44 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:14 PM3151 km1958 miles1702 nmNorth N
MoroniThu 9:44 AM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmWest-northwest WNW

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