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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 10° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.86 meters/second, 1587.1 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 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"985.97 miwest0° 00' 39.2"0.75 misouth985.94 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.4"2.58 mieast0° 15' 34.0"17.85 misouth18.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 16° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 23' 26.3"949.59 miwest0° 07' 37.6"8.74 misouth949.30 mi
24 hours14° 54' 10.2"983.37 mieast2° 25' 52.6"167.23 misouth990.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:26 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanTue 12:26 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 12:26 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmNorth N
LuandaTue 1:26 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméTue 12:26 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 12:26 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 12:26 PM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Tue 2:26 PM2938 km1825 miles1586 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 12:26 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmNorth N
LomeTue 12:26 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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