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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 8° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.14 meters/second, 1537.7 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"955.13 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth955.12 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.6"7.36 mieast0° 04' 51.7"5.58 misouth9.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 50° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.89 meters/second, 1544.0 km/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 06.5"959.18 miwest0° 08' 43.7"10.01 misouth958.88 mi
24 hours14° 21' 58.2"955.70 mieast2° 59' 00.0"205.18 misouth970.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:26 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 2:26 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmEast E
LuandaMon 1:26 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownMon 2:26 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 12:26 PM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 12:26 PM3168 km1968 miles1710 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 1:26 PM3236 km2011 miles1747 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 12:26 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:26 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 1:26 PM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmNortheast NE
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