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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 Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 7° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.26 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 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"980.13 miwest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 misouth980.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.1"3.47 mieast0° 14' 14.2"16.32 misouth16.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 45° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.83 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.1"945.69 miwest0° 06' 19.7"7.26 minorth946.00 mi
24 hours13° 37' 54.6"894.40 mieast3° 00' 50.9"207.29 minorth925.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:14 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 1:14 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 2:14 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 12:14 PM2658 km1652 miles1435 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:14 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmNorth N
MonroviaSat 12:14 PM2840 km1765 miles1533 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:14 PM2846 km1769 miles1537 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:14 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 12:14 PM2883 km1791 miles1556 nmNorth N
LomeSat 12:14 PM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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