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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 33' South
Longitude: 18° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.06 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.7"1004.40 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.38 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.6"0.25 miwest0° 19' 00.6"21.79 misouth21.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 57' South
Longitude: 8° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.23 meters/second, 1602.8 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.9"995.86 miwest0° 10' 34.4"12.11 misouth995.75 mi
24 hours12° 14' 59.3"841.19 mieast4° 04' 32.4"280.12 misouth882.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboFri 11:30 AM324 km202 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
Rundu *Fri 12:30 PM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoFri 11:30 AM500 km311 miles270 nmWest W
LuandaFri 11:30 AM827 km514 miles446 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Fri 12:30 PM894 km556 miles483 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Fri 12:30 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubumbashiFri 12:30 PM1064 km661 miles574 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaFri 12:30 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmEast E
KinshasaFri 11:30 AM1172 km729 miles633 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleFri 11:30 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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