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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 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 10° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.52 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"987.46 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 misouth987.43 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° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.12 meters/second, 1559.2 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' 22.7"968.66 miwest0° 10' 08.7"11.63 misouth968.38 mi
24 hours14° 13' 56.2"955.86 mieast3° 36' 24.9"248.02 misouth979.69 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 PM575 km357 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanMon 12:26 PM2670 km1659 miles1441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaMon 12:26 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth N
LuandaMon 1:26 PM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 12:26 PM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 12:26 PM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 12:26 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:26 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Mon 2:26 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmEast-southeast ESE
LomeMon 12:26 PM2962 km1841 miles1599 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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