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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 12:24:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.63 meters/second, 1575.5 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"978.63 miWest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 miSouth978.60 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° 19' 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' 08.0"963.57 miWest0° 08' 42.8"9.98 miNorth963.96 mi
24 hours12° 43' 02.1"847.94 miEast3° 48' 32.9"261.86 miNorth894.26 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 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 1:24 PM2731 km1697 miles1474 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 2:24 PM2801 km1740 miles1512 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSun 12:24 PM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 12:24 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSun 12:24 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 12:24 PM2938 km1826 miles1587 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:24 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:24 PM3025 km1880 miles1633 nmNortheast NE
LomeSun 12:24 PM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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