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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 10:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 13° 24' 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"1004.32 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.29 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.4"0.25 miwest0° 19' 00.5"21.78 misouth21.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' South, Longitude: 12° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.16 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 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' 07.8"995.65 miwest0° 10' 33.9"12.10 misouth995.54 mi
24 hours12° 15' 30.5"841.62 mieast4° 04' 15.2"279.77 misouth882.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 11:50 AM42 km26 miles22 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboFri 11:50 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNortheast NE
MenongueFri 11:50 AM463 km288 miles250 nmEast E
LuandaFri 11:50 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth N
MalanjeFri 11:50 AM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaFri 11:50 AM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Fri 12:50 PM775 km482 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeFri 11:50 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Walvis Bay *Fri 12:50 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Fri 12:50 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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