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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 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 37' South
Longitude: 10° 45' 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"988.96 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 misouth988.93 mi
24 hours0° 01' 55.8"2.12 mieast0° 16' 11.7"18.57 misouth18.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 27' South
Longitude: 44° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.07 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 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 27' 26.1"986.51 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 misouth986.32 mi
24 hours13° 25' 00.4"915.53 mieast4° 24' 46.6"303.35 misouth958.03 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 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 12:26 PM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 12:26 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth N
São ToméSun 12:26 PM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 12:26 PM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 1:26 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSun 12:26 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:26 PM2899 km1802 miles1566 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:26 PM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 2:26 PM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmEast-southeast ESE
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