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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 14' South
Longitude: 15° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.70 meters/second, 1618.9 km/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.77 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1005.85 miwest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 misouth1005.82 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.7"0.48 miwest0° 19' 14.6"22.05 misouth22.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 40' South
Longitude: 22° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.9"1003.67 miwest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 misouth1003.67 mi
24 hours11° 39' 07.4"805.16 mieast4° 18' 20.2"295.87 misouth855.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboThu 11:40 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
MenongueThu 11:40 AM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoThu 11:40 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalanjeThu 11:40 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
LuenaThu 11:40 AM538 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Thu 12:40 PM602 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaThu 11:40 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeThu 11:40 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth N
MonguThu 12:40 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast E
Windhoek *Thu 12:40 PM936 km581 miles505 nmSouth S
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