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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 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 17' South, Longitude: 0° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.96 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"1033.43 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.8"4.95 miwest0° 22' 57.9"26.30 misouth26.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 38' South, Longitude: 16° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.77 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.5"976.89 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 misouth976.66 mi
24 hours12° 57' 19.3"874.55 mieast3° 12' 47.3"220.92 misouth896.24 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 11:50 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 11:50 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 11:50 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSun 11:50 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth N
JamestownSun 11:50 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LibrevilleSun 12:50 PM1297 km806 miles701 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoSun 12:50 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSun 12:50 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 11:50 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboSun 12:50 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmNortheast NE
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