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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 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 56' South, Longitude: 15° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.28 meters/second, 1621.0 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"1007.16 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 misouth1007.13 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.7"0.68 miwest0° 19' 27.1"22.29 misouth22.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 16' North, Longitude: 63° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 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' 21.5"1005.52 miwest0° 10' 38.7"12.19 misouth1005.63 mi
24 hours11° 13' 46.8"776.63 mieast4° 18' 45.9"296.34 misouth831.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:44 PM1060 km659 miles573 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeWed 9:44 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaWed 12:44 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanWed 12:44 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 12:44 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth N
SalvadorWed 9:44 AM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmWest W
YamoussoukroWed 12:44 PM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 12:44 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorth N
AccraWed 12:44 PM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaWed 9:44 AM2788 km1733 miles1506 nmWest-northwest WNW
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