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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 12:26:00 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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 10° 24' 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"985.91 miWest0° 00' 39.2"0.75 miSouth985.88 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° 28' South, Longitude: 16° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.62 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' 26.4"949.54 miWest0° 07' 37.6"8.74 miSouth949.25 mi
24 hours14° 54' 08.7"983.29 miEast2° 25' 56.3"167.29 miSouth990.63 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 PM556 km346 miles300 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanTue 12:26 PM2688 km1671 miles1452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaTue 12:26 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmNorth N
LuandaTue 1:26 PM2755 km1712 miles1487 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméTue 12:26 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 12:26 PM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 12:26 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Tue 2:26 PM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 12:26 PM2962 km1840 miles1599 nmNorth N
LomeTue 12:26 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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