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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' South, Longitude: 4° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.97 meters/second, 1663.1 km/hour, 1033.4 miles/hour or 898.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.37 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.9"4.95 miwest0° 22' 57.9"26.30 misouth26.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 21° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.87 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.3 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.8"977.05 miwest0° 08' 56.1"10.24 misouth976.82 mi
24 hours12° 56' 48.8"874.09 mieast3° 13' 28.1"221.68 misouth895.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSun 11:30 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilSun 12:30 PM691 km429 miles373 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireSun 12:30 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast E
Santo António (Príncipe)Sun 11:30 AM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:30 PM833 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
CabindaSun 12:30 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast E
DolisieSun 12:30 PM912 km567 miles493 nmEast E
BataSun 12:30 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNortheast NE
AconibeSun 12:30 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 12:30 PM1039 km646 miles561 nmEast-southeast ESE
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