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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 38' South
Longitude: 14° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.59 meters/second, 1582.5 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"983.12 miwest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 misouth983.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.7"3.02 mieast0° 14' 56.1"17.12 misouth17.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' South
Longitude: 37° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.20 meters/second, 1494.7 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.7"928.54 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 misouth928.50 mi
24 hours15° 05' 45.5"975.74 mieast0° 25' 10.1"28.86 minorth977.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 11:46 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Swakopmund *Thu 12:46 PM447 km278 miles242 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Thu 12:46 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Thu 12:46 PM518 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueThu 11:46 AM564 km350 miles304 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Thu 12:46 PM574 km356 miles310 nmEast E
HuamboThu 11:46 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaThu 11:46 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNortheast NE
MonguThu 12:46 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaThu 11:46 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmNorth N
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