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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 = Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:06:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 11' 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"978.65 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miSouth978.62 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.1"3.68 miEast0° 13' 53.4"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° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.73 meters/second, 1550.6 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' 06.4"963.34 miWest0° 08' 41.2"9.96 miNorth963.73 mi
24 hours12° 43' 41.8"848.49 miEast3° 48' 04.6"261.32 miNorth894.64 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 PM387 km241 miles209 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 1:06 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 2:06 PM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 12:06 PM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:06 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:06 PM2735 km1700 miles1477 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 1:06 PM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 1:06 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 12:06 PM2811 km1746 miles1518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSun 2:06 PM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmSoutheast SE

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