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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 11:50:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 0° 24' West

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"1033.98 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1033.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.6"5.07 miWest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 miSouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' South, Longitude: 4° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.07 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 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"0.19 miSouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 44.1"990.95 miWest0° 10' 11.7"11.68 miSouth990.79 mi
24 hours12° 22' 29.2"845.98 miEast3° 51' 16.8"264.94 miSouth881.69 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 11:50 AM982 km610 miles530 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 11:50 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 11:50 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméSat 11:50 AM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 12:50 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSat 12:50 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 12:50 PM1323 km822 miles715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 11:50 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalaboSat 12:50 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 11:50 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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