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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 11:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' South
Longitude: 4° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.55 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.7 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"987.53 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 misouth987.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.1"2.34 mieast0° 15' 53.8"18.22 misouth18.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 42' South
Longitude: 16° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.48 meters/second, 1560.5 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.9"969.47 miwest0° 10' 13.8"11.72 misouth969.19 mi
24 hours14° 11' 59.1"954.37 mieast3° 38' 53.8"250.86 misouth978.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:26 AM1086 km675 miles587 nmWest W
LuandaMon 12:26 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Mon 1:26 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaMon 12:26 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:26 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 11:26 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 12:26 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 1:26 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneMon 1:26 PM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboMon 12:26 PM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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