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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 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 15° 54' 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"1004.33 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.5"0.25 miwest0° 19' 00.6"21.78 misouth21.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' South, Longitude: 10° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.20 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' 08.3"995.73 miwest0° 10' 34.1"12.10 misouth995.61 mi
24 hours12° 15' 14.0"841.36 mieast4° 04' 24.3"279.95 misouth882.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueFri 11:40 AM194 km121 miles105 nmEast E
HuamboFri 11:40 AM197 km122 miles106 nmNorth N
LubangoFri 11:40 AM263 km163 miles142 nmWest W
LuenaFri 11:40 AM532 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Fri 12:40 PM556 km345 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeFri 11:40 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorth N
LuandaFri 11:40 AM696 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeFri 11:40 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
MonguFri 12:40 PM782 km486 miles422 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 12:40 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
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