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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

UTC time = Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 10:48:00 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).

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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 Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 14° 01' 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"989.00 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miSouth988.97 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 Latitude: 9° 08' South, Longitude: 20° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.55 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' 34.2"987.51 miWest0° 11' 45.8"13.47 miSouth987.33 mi
24 hours13° 21' 37.1"912.45 miEast4° 27' 14.6"306.15 miSouth956.16 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 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth N
MenongueSun 11:48 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNortheast NE
HuamboSun 11:48 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Sun 12:48 PM566 km351 miles305 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Sun 12:48 PM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth S
Rundu *Sun 12:48 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sun 12:48 PM638 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaSun 11:48 AM903 km561 miles487 nmNortheast NE
GhanziSun 12:48 PM920 km571 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalanjeSun 11:48 AM925 km575 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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