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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 11:40:00 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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 31' South, Longitude: 2° 10' 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"1034.56 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.55 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.18 miWest0° 23' 05.5"26.45 miSouth26.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 31' South, Longitude: 5° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.53 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 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 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"1000.98 miWest0° 10' 49.7"12.40 miSouth1000.93 mi
24 hours11° 50' 17.6"816.32 miEast4° 13' 55.2"290.81 miSouth863.64 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 11:40 AM738 km459 miles399 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilFri 12:40 PM846 km526 miles457 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 11:40 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 12:40 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 11:40 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboFri 12:40 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 11:40 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmNorth N
Porto NovoFri 12:40 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth N
LagosFri 12:40 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 11:40 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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