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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 Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 08' South, Longitude: 1° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.73 meters/second, 1665.8 km/hour, 1035.1 miles/hour or 899.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1035.16 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 misouth1035.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 35.7"5.28 miwest0° 23' 08.8"26.51 misouth27.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 10' South, Longitude: 16° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.38 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.1"1005.21 miwest0° 10' 52.0"12.45 misouth1005.29 mi
24 hours11° 24' 38.5"789.34 mieast4° 21' 27.3"299.43 misouth843.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméThu 11:40 AM724 km450 miles391 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilThu 12:40 PM846 km526 miles457 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Thu 11:40 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 12:40 PM971 km604 miles524 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 11:40 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeThu 11:40 AM1138 km707 miles614 nmNorth N
MalaboThu 12:40 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoThu 12:40 PM1177 km731 miles635 nmNorth N
LagosThu 12:40 PM1181 km734 miles637 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 11:40 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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