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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 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 10° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.90 meters/second, 1580.0 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"981.57 miwest0° 00' 36.9"0.70 misouth981.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.0"3.25 mieast0° 14' 34.7"16.71 misouth17.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' South, Longitude: 28° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.05 meters/second, 1501.4 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 56.4"932.71 miwest0° 03' 11.8"3.67 minorth932.88 mi
24 hours14° 28' 46.1"939.01 mieast1° 54' 25.0"131.18 minorth953.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:24 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:24 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanFri 12:24 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:24 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 12:24 PM2811 km1746 miles1518 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 2:24 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroFri 12:24 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:24 PM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 1:24 PM3018 km1875 miles1629 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 12:24 PM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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