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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
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
LuandaTue 11:48 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth N
GaboroneTue 12:48 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaTue 11:48 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleTue 11:48 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth N
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