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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' South, Longitude: 1° 45' 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"1033.44 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.42 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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' South, Longitude: 18° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.82 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.1 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.1"977.00 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.22 misouth976.77 mi
24 hours12° 57' 04.7"874.36 mieast3° 13' 06.6"221.29 misouth896.15 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 11:40 AM833 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSun 12:40 PM930 km578 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sun 11:40 AM992 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 12:40 PM1063 km660 miles574 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 11:40 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorth N
LomeSun 11:40 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
MalaboSun 12:40 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoSun 12:40 PM1306 km811 miles705 nmNorth N
LagosSun 12:40 PM1310 km814 miles708 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 12:40 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmEast-southeast ESE
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