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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 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' South, Longitude: 9° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.62 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 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"978.70 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 misouth978.67 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.2"3.69 mieast0° 13' 53.0"15.92 misouth16.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 57° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.84 meters/second, 1551.0 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 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' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.1"963.66 miwest0° 08' 42.8"9.99 minorth964.04 mi
24 hours12° 42' 59.8"847.96 mieast3° 48' 34.8"261.92 minorth894.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:24 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 1:24 PM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 12:24 PM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 2:24 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 12:24 PM2843 km1766 miles1535 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSun 12:24 PM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 12:24 PM2944 km1829 miles1589 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:24 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:24 PM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmNortheast NE
LomeSun 12:24 PM3077 km1912 miles1661 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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