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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:38:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 16° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 441.58 meters/second, 1589.7 kilometres/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"987.51 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 miSouth987.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 07.7"2.34 miEast0° 15' 54.5"18.24 miSouth18.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 34' South, Longitude: 4° 44' West

The ground speed is currently 433.77 meters/second, 1561.6 kilometres/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 32.1"970.06 miWest0° 10' 17.9"11.80 miSouth969.78 mi
24 hours14° 10' 22.6"953.07 miEast3° 40' 53.8"253.14 miSouth978.33 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Opuwo *Mon 12:38 PM288 km179 miles156 nmWest W
Rundu *Mon 12:38 PM340 km211 miles184 nmEast E
MenongueMon 11:38 AM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoMon 11:38 AM462 km287 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Mon 12:38 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
HuamboMon 11:38 AM569 km354 miles307 nmNorth N
Swakopmund *Mon 12:38 PM574 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:38 PM603 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GhanziMon 12:38 PM682 km424 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
MonguMon 12:38 PM758 km471 miles409 nmEast-northeast ENE

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