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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 4° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.54 meters/second, 1589.5 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"987.49 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 misouth987.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.3"2.35 mieast0° 15' 53.3"18.22 misouth18.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 25° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.8"968.99 miwest0° 10' 10.8"11.67 misouth968.70 mi
24 hours14° 13' 09.5"955.27 mieast3° 37' 24.7"249.17 misouth979.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:02 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaMon 1:02 PM2185 km1357 miles1180 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Mon 2:02 PM2336 km1452 miles1261 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 12:02 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 1:02 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 12:02 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:02 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 1:02 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 1:02 PM2649 km1646 miles1430 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroMon 12:02 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmNorth N
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