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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.

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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° 38' 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"1007.22 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 misouth1007.19 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° 27' North, Longitude: 48° 05' 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' 23.5"1005.48 miwest0° 10' 37.5"12.17 misouth1005.59 mi
24 hours11° 12' 45.6"775.39 mieast4° 18' 31.4"296.07 misouth830.00 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 AM719 km447 miles388 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaWed 12:40 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméWed 11:40 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleWed 12:40 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 12:40 PM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 12:40 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 1:40 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboWed 12:40 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraWed 11:40 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 11:40 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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