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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 = Friday, November 16, 2018 at 07:34:00.

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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 Friday, November 16, 2018 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 62° 41' East

The ground speed is currently 439.33 meters/second, 1581.6 kilometres/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 59.9"16.38 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"982.46 miWest0° 00' 37.3"0.71 miSouth982.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.0"3.08 miEast0° 14' 47.6"16.96 miSouth17.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2018 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 31' South, Longitude: 165° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 437.61 meters/second, 1575.4 kilometres/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.6 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' 33.1"16.31 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.6"978.73 miWest0° 08' 37.4"9.88 miNorth979.07 mi
24 hours10° 41' 00.5"718.61 miEast3° 42' 39.3"255.08 miNorth767.30 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 11:34 am129 km80 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
Port LouisFri 11:34 am567 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:34 am794 km493 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PierreFri 11:34 am807 km502 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-PaulFri 11:34 am816 km507 miles441 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 10:34 am1598 km993 miles863 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 1:34 pm1646 km1023 miles889 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 11:34 am1749 km1087 miles944 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniFri 10:34 am2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:34 pm2560 km1591 miles1382 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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