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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 12:00:00 Noon.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' South, Longitude: 4° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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"1004.24 miWest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 miSouth1004.22 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.8"0.24 miWest0° 18' 59.8"21.77 miSouth21.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 12' South, Longitude: 29° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 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' 03.3"995.12 miWest0° 10' 32.1"12.07 miSouth995.00 mi
24 hours12° 17' 26.9"843.46 miEast4° 03' 10.0"278.53 miSouth884.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:00 Noon230 km143 miles124 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaFri 1:00 PM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:00 Noon2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:00 Noon2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:00 PM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:00 Noon2266 km1408 miles1223 nmNorth N
LoméFri 12:00 Noon2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:00 Noon2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:00 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 1:00 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmEast-northeast ENE

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