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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 11:40:00 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).

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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° 55' 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"16.76 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1005.72 miWest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 miSouth1005.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.2"0.47 miWest0° 19' 14.1"22.04 miSouth22.04 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° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 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"1003.39 miWest0° 10' 51.0"12.42 miSouth1003.39 mi
24 hours11° 40' 26.4"806.51 miEast4° 18' 03.6"295.54 miSouth856.83 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 AM736 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:40 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:40 AM1736 km1078 miles937 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:40 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:40 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:40 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 1:40 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboThu 12:40 PM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 11:40 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 11:40 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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