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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 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' South, Longitude: 10° 00' 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"980.12 miwest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 misouth980.09 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.1"3.47 mieast0° 14' 14.0"16.32 misouth16.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' South, Longitude: 43° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.88 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.77 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.9"945.80 miwest0° 06' 20.9"7.28 minorth946.12 mi
24 hours13° 37' 31.8"894.08 mieast3° 01' 14.7"207.74 minorth925.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:24 PM579 km360 miles312 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 1:24 PM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSat 12:24 PM2785 km1731 miles1504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:24 PM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmNorth N
São ToméSat 12:24 PM2827 km1757 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 2:24 PM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroSat 12:24 PM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:24 PM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:24 PM3032 km1884 miles1637 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 12:24 PM3055 km1898 miles1650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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