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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 10:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' South
Longitude: 11° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.57 meters/second, 1589.6 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"987.56 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 misouth987.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 07.8"2.34 mieast0° 15' 54.3"18.23 misouth18.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 37' South
Longitude: 9° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.65 meters/second, 1561.1 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.2"969.84 miwest0° 10' 16.1"11.77 misouth969.56 mi
24 hours14° 11' 04.1"953.67 mieast3° 40' 02.4"252.17 misouth978.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 11:58 AM403 km250 miles218 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Mon 12:58 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:58 PM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboMon 11:58 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
MenongueMon 11:58 AM772 km480 miles417 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Mon 12:58 PM801 km497 miles432 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Mon 12:58 PM899 km559 miles486 nmEast E
LuandaMon 11:58 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 11:58 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleMon 11:58 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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