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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 13:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' South, Longitude: 28° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.22 meters/second, 1664.0 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"1034.01 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.99 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.2"5.06 miwest0° 23' 01.5"26.37 misouth26.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 13:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' South, Longitude: 22° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.63 meters/second, 1593.5 km/hour, 990.1 miles/hour or 860.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 37.8"990.05 miwest0° 10' 07.2"11.59 misouth989.88 mi
24 hours12° 25' 07.8"848.32 mieast3° 48' 52.9"262.22 misouth883.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSat 11:40 AM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 10:40 AM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 10:40 AM1161 km722 miles627 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 10:40 AM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouthwest SW
FreetownSat 1:40 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
PraiaSat 12:40 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:40 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmNortheast NE
BelémSat 10:40 AM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 1:40 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 1:40 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
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