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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 10:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 14° 14' South, Longitude: 15° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 449.70 meters/second, 1618.9 kilometres/hour, 1006.0 miles/hour or 874.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1005.78 miWest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 miSouth1005.75 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 Latitude: 2° 40' South, Longitude: 22° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 kilometres/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1003.60 miWest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 miSouth1003.60 mi
24 hours11° 39' 05.9"805.08 miEast4° 18' 20.5"295.86 miSouth855.69 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboThu 11:40 AM162 km101 miles87 nmNorth N
MenongueThu 11:40 AM199 km124 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoThu 11:40 AM271 km169 miles147 nmWest-southwest WSW
Opuwo *Thu 12:40 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaThu 11:40 AM512 km318 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeThu 11:40 AM521 km323 miles281 nmNorth N
Rundu *Thu 12:40 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaThu 11:40 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeThu 11:40 AM738 km459 miles398 nmNorth N
MonguThu 12:40 PM787 km489 miles425 nmEast E

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