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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 31' South, Longitude: 0° 20' West

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 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 33' South, Longitude: 7° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 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' 57.6"1000.93 miwest0° 10' 49.5"12.40 misouth1000.88 mi
24 hours11° 50' 29.6"816.52 mieast4° 13' 49.1"290.70 misouth863.77 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 11:50 AM951 km591 miles514 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 11:50 AM1113 km691 miles601 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 11:50 AM1163 km722 miles628 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 11:50 AM1190 km739 miles643 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 12:50 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoFri 12:50 PM1261 km783 miles681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 12:50 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboFri 12:50 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 11:50 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownFri 11:50 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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