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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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 1° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.7"1001.04 miwest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 misouth1001.01 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.3"0.23 mieast0° 18' 26.4"21.13 misouth21.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 125° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.10 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"941.74 miwest0° 02' 41.0"3.08 misouth941.88 mi
24 hours11° 33' 44.9"750.22 mieast1° 30' 06.6"103.31 misouth760.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:36 AM790 km491 miles427 nmWest W
LuandaSat 12:36 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 11:36 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sat 1:36 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSat 12:36 PM1927 km1197 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:36 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSat 12:36 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 12:36 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 11:36 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 11:36 AM2360 km1467 miles1274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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