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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 11:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 16' South
Longitude: 5° 17' 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"973.26 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 misouth973.23 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 30' North
Longitude: 118° 24' 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"1006.29 miwest0° 11' 10.7"12.80 minorth1006.33 mi
24 hours10° 41' 17.5"739.11 mieast4° 22' 09.2"300.23 minorth796.42 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 PM999 km621 miles540 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Thu 1:24 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownThu 11:24 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaThu 12:24 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 1:24 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaThu 12:24 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:24 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 1:24 PM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 11:24 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:24 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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