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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° 36' 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"1034.63 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.62 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° 47' 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 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"1000.99 miwest0° 10' 49.5"12.40 misouth1000.94 mi
24 hours11° 50' 31.1"816.60 mieast4° 13' 48.4"290.70 misouth863.85 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 AM977 km607 miles528 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraFri 11:50 AM1114 km692 miles601 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 11:50 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 11:50 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 12:50 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoFri 12:50 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 12:50 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 11:50 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownFri 11:50 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalaboFri 12:50 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmNortheast NE
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