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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, October 4, 2013 at 11:30:00 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, October 4, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 31' South, Longitude: 4° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.50 meters/second, 1665.0 km/hour, 1034.6 miles/hour or 899.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1034.57 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.55 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.18 miWest0° 23' 05.6"26.45 miSouth26.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 29' South, Longitude: 2° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.55 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.68 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.4"1001.03 miWest0° 10' 49.8"12.40 miSouth1000.98 mi
24 hours11° 50' 05.4"816.12 miEast4° 14' 01.3"290.93 miSouth863.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméFri 11:30 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilFri 12:30 PM619 km385 miles334 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 11:30 AM746 km463 miles403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 12:30 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireFri 12:30 PM799 km497 miles432 nmEast E
CabindaFri 12:30 PM842 km523 miles454 nmEast E
DolisieFri 12:30 PM889 km552 miles480 nmEast E
BataFri 12:30 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
AconibeFri 12:30 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNortheast NE
MalaboFri 12:30 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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