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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

UTC time = Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' South, Longitude: 3° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 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"1004.28 miWest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 miSouth1004.25 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.1"0.24 miWest0° 19' 00.1"21.77 miSouth21.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' South, Longitude: 22° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.03 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.59 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 05.2"995.35 miWest0° 10' 32.9"12.08 miSouth995.23 mi
24 hours12° 16' 36.9"842.68 miEast4° 03' 38.2"279.07 miSouth883.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:30 AM991 km616 miles535 nmWest W
LuandaFri 12:30 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 11:30 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 1:30 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaFri 12:30 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 12:30 PM1731 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 12:30 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboFri 12:30 PM2111 km1311 miles1140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéFri 12:30 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 11:30 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth N

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