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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 2° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 461.97 meters/second, 1663.1 kilometres/hour, 1033.4 miles/hour or 898.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1033.36 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.35 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: 19° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 436.83 meters/second, 1572.6 kilometres/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 19.2"976.94 miWest0° 08' 55.4"10.22 miSouth976.71 mi
24 hours12° 57' 03.1"874.28 miEast3° 13' 08.8"221.31 miSouth896.08 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSun 11:40 AM813 km505 miles439 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSun 12:40 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sun 11:40 AM973 km604 miles525 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 12:40 PM1038 km645 miles560 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 11:40 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboSun 12:40 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNortheast NE
LoméSun 11:40 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth N
LuandaSun 12:40 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmEast-southeast ESE
Porto NovoSun 12:40 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth N
LagosSun 12:40 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmNorth N

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