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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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' South
Longitude: 16° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.57 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.8"987.58 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 misouth987.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 07.7"2.34 mieast0° 15' 54.4"18.24 misouth18.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 34' South
Longitude: 5° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.76 meters/second, 1561.6 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.0"970.11 miwest0° 10' 17.8"11.80 misouth969.83 mi
24 hours14° 10' 24.8"953.17 mieast3° 40' 51.2"253.10 misouth978.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Mon 12:38 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast E
MenongueMon 11:38 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoMon 11:38 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Mon 12:38 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
Swakopmund *Mon 12:38 PM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboMon 11:38 AM566 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:38 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaMon 11:38 AM778 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguMon 12:38 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeMon 11:38 AM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth N
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