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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 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' South
Longitude: 1° 13' 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"987.50 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 misouth987.47 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 46' South
Longitude: 21° 50' 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' 26.0"969.17 miwest0° 10' 12.0"11.69 misouth968.89 mi
24 hours14° 12' 42.2"954.92 mieast3° 37' 59.4"249.83 misouth979.25 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 AM525 km326 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaMon 12:48 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Mon 1:48 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 11:48 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 12:48 PM2334 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 12:48 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:48 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 11:48 AM2584 km1605 miles1395 nmNorth N
AccraMon 11:48 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNorth N
MalaboMon 12:48 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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