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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 15' South
Longitude: 1° 52' 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"16.77 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1005.78 miwest0° 00' 48.3"0.92 misouth1005.75 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 53' South
Longitude: 39° 17' 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 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.5"1003.42 miwest0° 10' 51.0"12.43 misouth1003.42 mi
24 hours11° 40' 41.5"806.83 mieast4° 18' 00.3"295.49 misouth857.10 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 AM453 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaThu 12:50 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 11:50 AM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:50 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 11:50 AM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 12:50 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:50 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraThu 11:50 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Thu 1:50 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmEast-southeast ESE
LomeThu 11:50 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmNorth N
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