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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 09' South
Longitude: 12° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.25 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.3 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"980.11 miwest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 misouth980.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.2"3.47 mieast0° 14' 13.9"16.32 misouth16.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 27' South
Longitude: 41° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.93 meters/second, 1522.6 km/hour, 946.1 miles/hour or 822.1 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' 51.8"945.91 miwest0° 06' 22.0"7.30 minorth946.23 mi
24 hours13° 37' 08.9"893.75 mieast3° 01' 38.6"208.20 minorth924.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:34 PM804 km500 miles434 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaSat 12:34 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:34 PM2862 km1779 miles1545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:34 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 1:34 PM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:34 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 12:34 PM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:34 PM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sat 2:34 PM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySat 12:34 PM3173 km1971 miles1713 nmNorth N
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