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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 449.67 meters/second, 1618.8 kilometres/hour, 1005.9 miles/hour or 874.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 kilometres/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:50 AM481 km299 miles260 nm WSW
LuandaThu 12:50 PM1723 km1071 miles931 nm ENE
São ToméThu 11:50 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nm NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:50 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nm NE
KinshasaThu 12:50 PM2155 km1339 miles1163 nm ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:50 PM2156 km1339 miles1164 nm ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:50 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nm ESE
AbidjanThu 11:50 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nm N
AccraThu 11:50 AM2194 km1363 miles1185 nm N
LoméThu 11:50 AM2275 km1413 miles1228 nm N