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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 = Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 11:24:00 AM.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 16' South, Longitude: 5° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.20 meters/second, 1566.7 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 846.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.23 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.8"973.19 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miSouth973.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.6"4.50 miEast0° 12' 26.3"14.26 miSouth14.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 30' North, Longitude: 118° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.85 meters/second, 1619.5 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.77 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.8"1006.22 miWest0° 11' 10.8"12.80 miNorth1006.26 mi
24 hours10° 41' 17.7"739.07 miEast4° 22' 09.7"300.23 miNorth796.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:24 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Thu 1:24 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownThu 11:24 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaThu 12:24 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 1:24 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaThu 12:24 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:24 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 1:24 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 11:24 AM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:24 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth N

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