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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 16° 53' 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"1004.26 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.23 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.3"0.23 miwest0° 18' 59.2"21.76 misouth21.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' South, Longitude: 42° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.75 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 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' 00.0"994.80 miwest0° 10' 30.8"12.04 misouth994.67 mi
24 hours12° 18' 52.3"844.87 mieast4° 02' 20.8"277.61 misouth885.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:50 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmEast E
RecifeFri 9:50 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 9:50 AM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 12:50 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:50 PM2583 km1605 miles1394 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:50 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 9:50 AM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakryFri 12:50 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:50 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:50 PM2888 km1795 miles1559 nmNortheast NE
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