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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 = Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:14:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 17' 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"981.51 miWest0° 00' 36.9"0.70 miSouth981.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.9"3.25 miEast0° 14' 34.7"16.71 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° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.02 meters/second, 1501.3 km/hour, 932.8 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"932.58 miWest0° 03' 10.2"3.64 miNorth932.74 mi
24 hours14° 29' 07.1"939.26 miEast1° 53' 49.8"130.49 miNorth953.82 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 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:14 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 2:14 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 12:14 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:14 PM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:14 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:14 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:14 PM2816 km1750 miles1521 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:14 PM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmNorth N
LoméFri 12:14 PM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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