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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 12:40:00 PM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 15' South, Longitude: 14° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.65 meters/second, 1618.7 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 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"1005.66 miWest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 miSouth1005.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 24.6"0.46 miWest0° 19' 13.5"22.03 miSouth22.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 02' South, Longitude: 51° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.51 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.72 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.2"1003.17 miWest0° 10' 50.9"12.42 miSouth1003.16 mi
24 hours11° 41' 48.0"807.94 miEast4° 17' 45.3"295.19 miSouth857.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:40 PM919 km571 miles496 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 12:40 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth N
RecifeThu 9:40 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanThu 12:40 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:40 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 12:40 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 12:40 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth N
SalvadorThu 9:40 AM2642 km1642 miles1426 nmWest W
AccraThu 12:40 PM2674 km1661 miles1444 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 12:40 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmEast-northeast ENE

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