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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' South, Longitude: 5° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 438.29 meters/second, 1577.8 kilometres/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"980.12 miWest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 miSouth980.09 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.6"3.46 miEast0° 14' 14.9"16.33 miSouth16.70 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 58° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 422.58 meters/second, 1521.3 kilometres/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.75 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.4"945.05 miWest0° 06' 13.8"7.14 miNorth945.36 mi
24 hours13° 39' 51.2"896.00 miEast2° 58' 48.1"204.93 miNorth926.34 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Opuwo *Sat 1:24 PM912 km567 miles493 nm E
LubangoSat 12:24 PM992 km616 miles536 nm ENE
JamestownSat 11:24 AM1219 km758 miles658 nm WNW
Windhoek *Sat 1:24 PM1286 km799 miles694 nm ESE
LuandaSat 12:24 PM1427 km887 miles771 nm NE
KinshasaSat 12:24 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nm NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:24 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nm NE
Cape TownSat 1:24 PM2094 km1301 miles1130 nm SE
São ToméSat 11:24 AM2161 km1342 miles1167 nm N
LibrevilleSat 12:24 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nm NNE