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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' South, Longitude: 10° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.55 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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"983.02 miwest0° 00' 37.7"0.72 misouth982.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.6"3.03 mieast0° 14' 54.8"17.10 misouth17.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' South, Longitude: 13° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.16 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 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' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 56.1"928.45 miwest0° 00' 29.9"0.57 misouth928.42 mi
24 hours15° 04' 13.0"973.96 mieast0° 31' 14.1"35.82 minorth976.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:24 PM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanThu 12:24 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 1:24 PM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaThu 12:24 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:24 PM2794 km1736 miles1508 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 2:24 PM2864 km1780 miles1547 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroThu 12:24 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:24 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 1:24 PM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmNortheast NE
LomeThu 12:24 PM3010 km1871 miles1625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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