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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 = Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:38:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 08' South, Longitude: 1° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.70 meters/second, 1644.1 km/hour, 1021.6 miles/hour or 887.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1021.52 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miSouth1021.50 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.3"3.00 miWest0° 21' 30.8"24.65 miSouth24.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' North, Longitude: 172° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.58 meters/second, 1575.3 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.31 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.4"978.65 miWest0° 08' 20.0"9.55 miNorth978.43 mi
24 hours11° 55' 48.3"805.00 miEast2° 58' 41.8"204.76 miNorth825.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:38 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaSat 12:38 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast E
São ToméSat 11:38 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 12:38 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:38 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaSat 12:38 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboSat 12:38 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 11:38 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorth N
LomeSat 11:38 AM1799 km1118 miles972 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 11:38 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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