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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 08' South
Longitude: 13° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.91 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.44 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.4"986.07 miwest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 misouth986.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.5"2.57 mieast0° 15' 35.4"17.87 misouth18.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 16' South
Longitude: 6° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.16 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 33.5"950.82 miwest0° 07' 49.6"8.97 misouth950.52 mi
24 hours14° 51' 58.1"982.08 mieast2° 31' 16.9"173.43 misouth990.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoTue 11:48 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth N
Swakopmund *Tue 12:48 PM509 km317 miles275 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Tue 12:48 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
MenongueTue 11:48 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Tue 12:48 PM599 km372 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboTue 11:48 AM627 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Tue 12:48 PM631 km392 miles341 nmEast E
LuenaTue 11:48 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeTue 11:48 AM988 km614 miles534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 11:48 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth N
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