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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 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' South, Longitude: 4° 23' 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"1004.31 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.28 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.7"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° 13' South, Longitude: 30° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.92 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' 03.2"995.19 miwest0° 10' 32.1"12.07 misouth995.06 mi
24 hours12° 17' 28.6"843.55 mieast4° 03' 08.8"278.53 misouth884.10 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 Noon208 km129 miles112 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaFri 1:00 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:00 Noon2053 km1276 miles1109 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:00 Noon2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:00 PM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 12:00 Noon2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:00 Noon2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:00 Noon2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 12:00 Noon2416 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Fri 2:00 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmEast-southeast ESE
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