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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

UTC time = Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:30:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 25' 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"1005.73 miWest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 miSouth1005.70 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° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.62 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.6"1003.43 miWest0° 10' 51.0"12.42 miSouth1003.42 mi
24 hours11° 40' 13.0"806.27 miEast4° 18' 06.6"295.59 miSouth856.64 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 AM999 km621 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:30 PM1227 km762 miles662 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:30 AM1654 km1027 miles893 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:30 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:30 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 1:30 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleThu 12:30 PM1750 km1088 miles945 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboThu 12:30 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéThu 12:30 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 11:30 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth N

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