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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: 2° 01' 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"1033.36 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 of the movement is currently 436.83 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.2 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' 28.4"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 zenith

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

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 PM1251 km778 miles676 nmNortheast NE
LomeSun 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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