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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 = Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:48:00 AM.

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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 14° 05' 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"986.01 miWest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 miSouth985.98 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 Latitude: 17° 16' South, Longitude: 7° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 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' 33.6"950.77 miWest0° 07' 49.6"8.97 miSouth950.47 mi
24 hours14° 51' 56.6"982.00 miEast2° 31' 20.6"173.48 miSouth990.26 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 AM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth N
Swakopmund *Tue 12:48 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Tue 12:48 PM536 km333 miles290 nmSouth S
MenongueTue 11:48 AM543 km338 miles293 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Tue 12:48 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rundu *Tue 12:48 PM601 km374 miles325 nmEast E
HuamboTue 11:48 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziTue 12:48 PM884 km549 miles477 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaTue 11:48 AM941 km584 miles508 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeTue 11:48 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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