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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 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' South
Longitude: 13° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.57 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.3 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"987.57 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 misouth987.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 07.7"2.34 mieast0° 15' 54.4"18.23 misouth18.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 35' South
Longitude: 7° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.70 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 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' 31.1"969.97 miwest0° 10' 17.0"11.78 misouth969.69 mi
24 hours14° 10' 44.5"953.42 mieast3° 40' 26.8"252.64 misouth978.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 11:48 AM327 km203 miles177 nmNorth N
Swakopmund *Mon 12:48 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
MenongueMon 11:48 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:48 PM569 km354 miles307 nmSouth S
HuamboMon 11:48 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 12:48 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rundu *Mon 12:48 PM635 km394 miles343 nmEast E
LuenaMon 11:48 AM942 km586 miles509 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeMon 11:48 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaMon 11:48 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmNorth N
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