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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 1° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.24 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"1034.06 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.6"5.07 miwest0° 23' 01.9"26.38 misouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 6° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.10 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 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' 44.5"991.09 miwest0° 10' 12.1"11.69 misouth990.94 mi
24 hours12° 22' 16.4"845.85 mieast3° 51' 28.1"265.17 misouth881.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSat 11:40 AM796 km495 miles430 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSat 12:40 PM901 km560 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:40 AM955 km593 miles515 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSat 12:40 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 11:40 AM1177 km731 miles635 nmNorth N
LomeSat 11:40 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmNorth N
MalaboSat 12:40 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoSat 12:40 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
LagosSat 12:40 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 11:40 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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