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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 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 33' South
Longitude: 15° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 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"1004.39 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.36 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.5"0.25 miwest0° 19' 00.6"21.78 misouth21.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 59' South
Longitude: 10° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.19 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 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' 08.2"995.79 miwest0° 10' 34.1"12.10 misouth995.67 mi
24 hours12° 15' 15.8"841.45 mieast4° 04' 23.3"279.95 misouth882.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboFri 11:40 AM197 km122 miles106 nmNorth N
LubangoFri 11:40 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
Rundu *Fri 12:40 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaFri 11:40 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Fri 12:40 PM901 km560 miles486 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Fri 12:40 PM938 km583 miles506 nmSouth S
KinshasaFri 11:40 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleFri 11:40 AM1138 km707 miles615 nmNorth N
LubumbashiFri 12:40 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaFri 12:40 PM1364 km848 miles737 nmEast E
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