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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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 5° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.63 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"978.71 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 misouth978.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.1"3.68 mieast0° 13' 53.2"15.92 misouth16.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 61° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.74 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.5"963.42 miwest0° 08' 41.4"9.96 minorth963.81 mi
24 hours12° 43' 39.3"848.51 mieast3° 48' 06.3"261.38 minorth894.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:06 PM384 km239 miles207 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 1:06 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 2:06 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 12:06 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:06 PM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:06 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 1:06 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 1:06 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 12:06 PM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSun 2:06 PM2859 km1777 miles1544 nmSoutheast SE
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