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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 = Friday, November 30, 2012 at 10:22:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 10:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 44' South, Longitude: 21° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.94 meters/second, 1551.4 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.3"963.59 miWest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 miSouth963.57 mi
24 hours0° 05' 34.4"5.97 miEast0° 09' 16.6"10.64 miSouth12.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 137° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.25 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.67 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.8"939.76 miWest0° 01' 58.4"2.26 miSouth939.86 mi
24 hours11° 37' 05.5"752.37 miEast1° 13' 29.8"84.26 miSouth760.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GhanziFri 12:22 PM7 km4 miles4 nmNorthwest NW
MaunFri 12:22 PM263 km163 miles142 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Fri 12:22 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TsabongFri 12:22 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Fri 12:22 PM486 km302 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
MolepololeFri 12:22 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSoutheast SE
SeroweFri 12:22 PM521 km324 miles281 nmEast E
GaboroneFri 12:22 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownFri 12:22 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
RustenburgFri 12:22 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSoutheast SE

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