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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:24:00 PM.

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

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

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 9° 44' 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"980.06 miWest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 miSouth980.03 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° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.88 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 945.9 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"945.72 miWest0° 06' 20.7"7.28 miNorth946.04 mi
24 hours13° 37' 34.3"894.05 miEast3° 01' 12.1"207.68 miNorth925.08 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 PM556 km345 miles300 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 1:24 PM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSat 12:24 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:24 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 2:24 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSat 12:24 PM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:24 PM2914 km1810 miles1573 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:24 PM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:24 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmNortheast NE
LoméSat 12:24 PM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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