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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 12° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.52 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.2 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"987.39 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 miSouth987.36 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' South, Longitude: 33° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.07 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.14 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 21.9"968.48 miWest0° 10' 08.0"11.61 miSouth968.19 mi
24 hours14° 14' 13.6"956.01 miEast3° 36' 02.7"247.58 miSouth979.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:36 PM799 km497 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeMon 9:36 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 12:36 PM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 12:36 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 12:36 PM2859 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:36 PM2917 km1812 miles1575 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:36 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 12:36 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 1:36 PM3002 km1866 miles1621 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 12:36 PM3031 km1883 miles1636 nmNorth N

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