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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 12:26:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 10° 27' 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"987.40 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 miSouth987.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.6"2.35 miEast0° 15' 53.0"18.21 miSouth18.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 30° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 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' 22.8"968.61 miWest0° 10' 08.9"11.63 miSouth968.33 mi
24 hours14° 13' 54.1"955.77 miEast3° 36' 27.8"248.06 miSouth979.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:26 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanMon 12:26 PM2661 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaMon 12:26 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth N
LuandaMon 1:26 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 12:26 PM2757 km1713 miles1488 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 12:26 PM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 12:26 PM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 2:26 PM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 12:26 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmNorth N
LoméMon 12:26 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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