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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° 47' 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"1022.66 miwest0° 00' 54.3"1.04 misouth1022.63 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° 25' 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"990.95 miwest0° 09' 52.2"11.31 minorth990.78 mi
24 hours348° 08' 10.3"810.42 miwest3° 40' 04.5"252.11 minorth844.25 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 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméFri 11:38 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 12:38 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmEast E
LibrevilleFri 12:38 PM1409 km875 miles761 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 12:38 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaFri 12:38 PM1610 km1001 miles869 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboFri 12:38 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 11:38 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
LomeFri 11:38 AM1760 km1093 miles950 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 11:38 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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