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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 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 15' South, Longitude: 1° 35' West

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"1005.71 miwest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 misouth1005.68 mi
24 hours0° 00' 25.1"0.47 miwest0° 19' 13.9"22.04 misouth22.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 39° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 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 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.5"1003.36 miwest0° 10' 51.0"12.42 misouth1003.35 mi
24 hours11° 40' 39.9"806.75 mieast4° 18' 00.6"295.48 misouth857.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:50 AM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:50 PM1723 km1071 miles931 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:50 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:50 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 12:50 PM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:50 PM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:50 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanThu 11:50 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNorth N
AccraThu 11:50 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmNorth N
LomeThu 11:50 AM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmNorth N
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