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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 = Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:48:00 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 Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 16° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"955.11 miWest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 miSouth955.09 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.2"7.35 miEast0° 04' 53.6"5.61 miSouth9.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 26° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.49 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.01 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miSouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.9"960.44 miWest0° 08' 53.4"10.19 miSouth960.14 mi
24 hours14° 18' 32.0"952.97 miEast3° 03' 33.4"210.38 miSouth968.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Mon 12:48 PM96 km60 miles52 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:48 PM179 km111 miles96 nmWest W
Swakopmund *Mon 12:48 PM179 km111 miles97 nmWest W
GhanziMon 12:48 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Mon 12:48 PM669 km415 miles361 nmNortheast NE
TsabongMon 12:48 PM710 km441 miles383 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaunMon 12:48 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueMon 11:48 AM931 km579 miles503 nmNorth N
LubangoMon 11:48 AM936 km582 miles506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MolepololeMon 12:48 PM958 km596 miles518 nmEast-southeast ESE

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