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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 12:26:00 PM.

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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 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 10° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 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' 55.3"988.89 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miSouth988.86 mi
24 hours0° 01' 55.8"2.12 miEast0° 16' 11.7"18.56 miSouth18.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' South, Longitude: 44° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.08 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.44 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 27' 26.1"986.46 miWest0° 11' 41.6"13.39 miSouth986.27 mi
24 hours13° 24' 58.1"915.43 miEast4° 24' 48.3"303.36 miSouth957.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:26 PM540 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 12:26 PM2634 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 12:26 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNorth N
São ToméSun 12:26 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 1:26 PM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSun 12:26 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 12:26 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:26 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:26 PM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 2:26 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmEast-southeast ESE

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