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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
MenongueFri 11:30 AM47 km29 miles26 nmWest-southwest WSW
HuamboFri 11:30 AM324 km202 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaFri 11:30 AM362 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Fri 12:30 PM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoFri 11:30 AM500 km311 miles270 nmWest W
MonguFri 12:30 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
MalanjeFri 11:30 AM587 km364 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaFri 11:30 AM827 km514 miles446 nmNorthwest NW
UígeFri 11:30 AM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Fri 12:30 PM894 km556 miles483 nmSouth S
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