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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 areas 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 11:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 4° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 462.24 meters/second, 1664.1 kilometres/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 9° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 443.14 meters/second, 1595.3 kilometres/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 45.2"991.12 miWest0° 10' 12.5"11.69 miSouth990.96 mi
24 hours12° 22' 00.7"845.57 miEast3° 51' 42.0"265.42 miSouth881.47 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSat 11:30 AM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilSat 12:30 PM655 km407 miles353 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:30 AM788 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 12:30 PM796 km495 miles430 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:30 PM807 km502 miles436 nmEast E
CabindaSat 12:30 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast E
DolisieSat 12:30 PM900 km559 miles486 nmEast E
BataSat 12:30 PM943 km586 miles509 nmNortheast NE
AconibeSat 12:30 PM984 km611 miles531 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSat 12:30 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmEast-southeast ESE

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