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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 Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 46' South, Longitude: 1° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.21 meters/second, 1645.9 km/hour, 1022.7 miles/hour or 888.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.05 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.05 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1022.73 miwest0° 00' 54.3"1.04 misouth1022.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.7"3.18 miwest0° 21' 39.8"24.82 misouth25.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 04' North, Longitude: 175° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.05 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.3"991.01 miwest0° 09' 52.2"11.31 minorth990.84 mi
24 hours348° 08' 10.2"810.48 miwest3° 40' 02.8"252.09 minorth844.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:38 AM1038 km645 miles561 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméFri 11:38 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 12:38 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmEast E
LibrevilleFri 12:38 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 12:38 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaFri 12:38 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboFri 12:38 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 11:38 AM1705 km1059 miles920 nmNorth N
LomeFri 11:38 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 11:38 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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