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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 = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:20:00 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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 7° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.25 meters/second, 1664.1 km/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.99 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1033.98 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.7"5.07 miWest0° 23' 01.9"26.38 miSouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 41' South, Longitude: 11° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.52 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.7"991.21 miWest0° 10' 12.9"11.70 miSouth991.05 mi
24 hours12° 21' 46.5"845.36 miEast3° 51' 54.5"265.66 miSouth881.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-GentilSat 12:20 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:20 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast E
CabindaSat 12:20 PM569 km354 miles307 nmEast E
São ToméSat 11:20 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth N
DolisieSat 12:20 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E
LibrevilleSat 12:20 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:20 AM723 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
BataSat 12:20 PM804 km500 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 12:20 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancevilleSat 12:20 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE

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