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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 = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:46:00 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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 14° 40' 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"983.06 miWest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 miSouth983.02 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.7"3.02 miEast0° 14' 56.3"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 Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 37° 36' 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' 54.6"928.48 miWest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 miSouth928.44 mi
24 hours15° 05' 46.4"975.70 miEast0° 25' 05.8"28.78 miNorth977.47 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 AM431 km268 miles233 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 PM503 km312 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rundu *Thu 12:46 PM544 km338 miles294 nmEast E
MenongueThu 11:46 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 11:46 AM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth N
GhanziThu 12:46 PM804 km499 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaunThu 12:46 PM931 km579 miles503 nmEast E
LuenaThu 11:46 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE

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