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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° 36' 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"1004.19 miwest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 misouth1004.16 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: 41° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.76 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"994.74 miwest0° 10' 30.8"12.04 misouth994.61 mi
24 hours12° 18' 50.4"844.78 mieast4° 02' 21.9"277.61 misouth884.91 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 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmEast E
RecifeFri 9:50 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 9:50 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 12:50 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:50 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:50 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:50 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 12:50 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmNorth N
FortalezaFri 9:50 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraFri 12:50 PM2869 km1782 miles1549 nmNortheast NE
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