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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 15' South, Longitude: 0° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.67 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"1005.79 miwest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 misouth1005.76 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.2"0.47 miwest0° 19' 14.1"22.04 misouth22.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 36° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.60 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"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.0"1003.46 miwest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 misouth1003.45 mi
24 hours11° 40' 28.0"806.59 mieast4° 18' 03.3"295.55 misouth856.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:40 AM707 km439 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:40 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:40 AM1747 km1086 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:40 PM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:40 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:40 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:40 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboThu 12:40 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 11:40 AM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 11:40 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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