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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 08' South
Longitude: 4° 59' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"980.18 miwest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 misouth980.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.6"3.46 mieast0° 14' 14.8"16.34 misouth16.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 35' South
Longitude: 57° 50' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.5"945.13 miwest0° 06' 13.9"7.15 minorth945.44 mi
24 hours13° 39' 48.7"896.03 mieast2° 58' 50.8"205.00 minorth926.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 12:24 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownSat 11:24 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Sat 1:24 PM1316 km817 miles710 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 12:24 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSat 12:24 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:24 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 1:24 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméSat 11:24 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 12:24 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 1:24 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmEast-southeast ESE
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