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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

UTC time = Monday, October 7, 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' South, Longitude: 1° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.67 meters/second, 1662.0 km/hour, 1032.7 miles/hour or 897.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.70 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1032.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.8"4.83 miWest0° 22' 53.5"26.22 miSouth26.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 32° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.97 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.03 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 52.9"961.55 miWest0° 06' 58.9"8.00 miSouth961.31 mi
24 hours13° 29' 23.4"897.81 miEast2° 19' 32.2"159.92 miSouth906.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméMon 11:40 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilMon 12:40 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Mon 11:40 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 12:40 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmNortheast NE
AccraMon 11:40 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
MalaboMon 12:40 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 12:40 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmEast-southeast ESE
LoméMon 11:40 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 12:40 PM1346 km837 miles727 nmNorth N
LagosMon 12:40 PM1349 km839 miles729 nmNorth N

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