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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 = Wednesday, October 30, 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 0° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.31 meters/second, 1621.1 km/hour, 1007.3 miles/hour or 875.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.79 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.8"1007.15 miWest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 miSouth1007.13 mi
24 hours0° 00' 37.1"0.69 miWest0° 19' 27.7"22.30 miSouth22.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 28' North, Longitude: 47° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.50 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.6"1005.41 miWest0° 10' 37.5"12.17 miSouth1005.52 mi
24 hours11° 12' 44.4"775.32 miEast4° 18' 31.1"296.04 miSouth829.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 11:40 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaWed 12:40 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 11:40 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 12:40 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 12:40 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 12:40 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 1:40 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboWed 12:40 PM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 11:40 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 11:40 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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