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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 = Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:48:00 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).

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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 Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 14° 03' 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"987.50 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 miSouth987.47 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 Latitude: 13° 35' South, Longitude: 7° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.71 meters/second, 1561.4 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' 31.3"969.92 miWest0° 10' 17.0"11.78 miSouth969.64 mi
24 hours14° 10' 42.3"953.32 miEast3° 40' 29.6"252.67 miSouth978.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Opuwo *Mon 12:48 PM31 km19 miles17 nmSouthwest SW
LubangoMon 11:48 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth N
MenongueMon 11:48 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Mon 12:48 PM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:48 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
HuamboMon 11:48 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Mon 12:48 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
Windhoek *Mon 12:48 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GhanziMon 12:48 PM902 km560 miles487 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaMon 11:48 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNortheast NE

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