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Day and Night World Map

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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 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 54' South
Longitude: 0° 41' 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"1034.05 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.04 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 47' South
Longitude: 4° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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"991.01 miwest0° 10' 11.7"11.68 misouth990.85 mi
24 hours12° 22' 30.7"846.06 mieast3° 51' 15.4"264.93 misouth881.77 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 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 11:50 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 11:50 AM1190 km739 miles642 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 11:50 AM1238 km769 miles669 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 12:50 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSat 12:50 PM1312 km815 miles709 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 12:50 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 11:50 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YamoussoukroSat 11:50 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboSat 12:50 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmNortheast NE
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