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Day and Night World Map

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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, November 11, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 36' South
Longitude: 13° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.24 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.4"989.06 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 misouth989.03 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.9"2.11 mieast0° 16' 13.0"18.59 misouth18.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 08' South
Longitude: 20° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.54 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.1"987.57 miwest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 misouth987.39 mi
24 hours13° 21' 39.3"912.55 mieast4° 27' 12.9"306.14 misouth956.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 11:48 AM297 km185 miles160 nmNorth N
MenongueSun 11:48 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Sun 12:48 PM569 km354 miles307 nmSouth S
HuamboSun 11:48 AM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Walvis Bay *Sun 12:48 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSouth S
Rundu *Sun 12:48 PM639 km397 miles345 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sun 12:48 PM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaSun 11:48 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeSun 11:48 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 11:48 AM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
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