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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 Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 08' South, Longitude: 1° 28' 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"1021.59 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 misouth1021.57 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° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.57 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' 15.3"978.71 miwest0° 08' 19.8"9.55 minorth978.49 mi
24 hours11° 55' 48.5"805.05 mieast2° 58' 39.6"204.73 minorth825.74 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 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméSat 11:38 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 12:38 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmEast E
LibrevilleSat 12:38 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:38 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaSat 12:38 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboSat 12:38 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 11:38 AM1744 km1083 miles941 nmNorth N
LomeSat 11:38 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 11:38 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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