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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 7° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.91 meters/second, 1580.1 km/hour, 981.8 miles/hour or 853.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.7"981.58 miwest0° 00' 36.9"0.70 misouth981.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.9"3.25 mieast0° 14' 34.7"16.72 misouth17.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 31° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.02 meters/second, 1501.3 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 22' 55.7"932.65 miwest0° 03' 10.3"3.64 minorth932.82 mi
24 hours14° 29' 05.1"939.30 mieast1° 53' 53.2"130.57 minorth953.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:14 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:14 PM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 2:14 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:14 PM2640 km1641 miles1426 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:14 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 12:14 PM2812 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:14 PM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:14 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:14 PM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:14 PM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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