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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 12:16:00 PM.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 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"987.41 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 of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 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' 23.5"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 zenith

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

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

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