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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 7° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 441.53 meters/second, 1589.5 kilometres/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"987.41 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 miSouth987.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.6"2.35 miEast0° 15' 53.3"18.21 miSouth18.36 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' South, Longitude: 28° 18' West

The ground speed is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 kilometres/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.15 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.5"968.75 miWest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 miSouth968.46 mi
24 hours14° 13' 34.6"955.52 miEast3° 36' 52.7"248.54 miSouth979.50 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:16 PM321 km199 miles173 nm NE
LuandaMon 1:16 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nm ENE
São ToméMon 12:16 PM2577 km1601 miles1392 nm NE
AbidjanMon 12:16 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nm N
Windhoek *Mon 2:16 PM2662 km1654 miles1438 nm ESE
MonroviaMon 12:16 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nm N
AccraMon 12:16 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nm NNE
YamoussoukroMon 12:16 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nm N
LibrevilleMon 1:16 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nm NE
LoméMon 12:16 PM2840 km1765 miles1533 nm NNE