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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' South, Longitude: 3° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.68 meters/second, 1618.8 km/hour, 1005.9 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"1005.80 miwest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 misouth1005.77 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.2"0.47 miwest0° 19' 14.2"22.04 misouth22.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' South, Longitude: 34° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 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' 26.5"1003.49 miwest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 misouth1003.49 mi
24 hours11° 40' 14.5"806.35 mieast4° 18' 06.1"295.61 misouth856.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:30 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:30 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:30 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:30 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:30 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 1:30 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleThu 12:30 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 12:30 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéThu 12:30 PM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 11:30 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNorth N
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