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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 14° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.00 meters/second, 1616.4 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"1004.27 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.24 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.4"0.23 miwest0° 18' 59.4"21.76 misouth21.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' South, Longitude: 39° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.6"994.88 miwest0° 10' 31.0"12.05 misouth994.75 mi
24 hours12° 18' 35.5"844.61 mieast4° 02' 30.4"277.80 misouth884.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:40 PM942 km585 miles509 nmEast E
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 9:40 AM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:40 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 9:40 AM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmWest W
ConakryFri 12:40 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:40 PM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 12:40 PM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmEast-northeast ENE
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