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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 12:40:00 PM.

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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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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° 06' 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"1004.20 miWest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 miSouth1004.17 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° 19' South, Longitude: 39° 25' 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"994.82 miWest0° 10' 31.1"12.05 miSouth994.69 mi
24 hours12° 18' 33.5"844.52 miEast4° 02' 31.5"277.80 miSouth884.73 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 PM912 km567 miles493 nmEast E
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmNorth N
RecifeFri 9:40 AM2381 km1479 miles1285 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:40 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 9:40 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmWest W
ConakryFri 12:40 PM2664 km1655 miles1439 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:40 PM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 12:40 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE

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