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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 11:48:00 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 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 0° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.54 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"987.44 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 miSouth987.41 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.2"2.35 miEast0° 15' 53.6"18.22 miSouth18.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 21° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.35 meters/second, 1560.1 km/hour, 969.4 miles/hour or 842.4 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' 26.1"969.12 miWest0° 10' 12.1"11.69 miSouth968.84 mi
24 hours14° 12' 39.9"954.83 miEast3° 38' 02.3"249.86 miSouth979.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:48 AM553 km343 miles298 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaMon 12:48 PM1831 km1138 miles988 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Mon 1:48 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 11:48 AM2183 km1356 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 12:48 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 12:48 PM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:48 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 11:48 AM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmNorth N
AccraMon 11:48 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth N
MalaboMon 12:48 PM2619 km1628 miles1414 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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