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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° 54' 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"1000.97 miwest0° 00' 46.3"0.89 misouth1000.94 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° 06' 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"941.67 miwest0° 02' 40.9"3.08 misouth941.81 mi
24 hours11° 33' 45.1"750.17 mieast1° 30' 04.2"103.26 misouth760.74 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 AM820 km509 miles443 nmWest W
LuandaSat 12:36 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 1:36 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 11:36 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 12:36 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:36 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSat 12:36 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 12:36 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 11:36 AM2313 km1438 miles1249 nmNorth N
YaoundéSat 12:36 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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