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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 12:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 53' South
Longitude: 8° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.53 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"987.47 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 misouth987.44 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 50' South
Longitude: 28° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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"0.19 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 23.4"968.80 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 misouth968.51 mi
24 hours14° 13' 36.7"955.62 mieast3° 36' 49.8"248.50 misouth979.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:16 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 1:16 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 12:16 PM2597 km1613 miles1402 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 12:16 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth N
MonroviaMon 12:16 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Mon 2:16 PM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraMon 12:16 PM2736 km1700 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 12:16 PM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 1:16 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 12:16 PM2851 km1772 miles1539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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