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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 52' South
Longitude: 20° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.41 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"1002.95 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.92 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miwest0° 18' 46.2"21.51 misouth21.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 60' South
Longitude: 6° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.48 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 30.3"982.96 miwest0° 09' 39.6"11.07 misouth982.76 mi
24 hours12° 56' 23.3"878.73 mieast3° 34' 24.9"245.67 misouth906.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguSat 12:20 PM274 km170 miles148 nmEast E
MenongueSat 11:20 AM315 km196 miles170 nmWest W
LuenaSat 11:20 AM349 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Sat 12:20 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboSat 11:20 AM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalanjeSat 11:20 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoSat 11:20 AM767 km477 miles414 nmWest W
LubumbashiSat 12:20 PM824 km512 miles445 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaSat 12:20 PM825 km513 miles446 nmEast E
KabweSat 12:20 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast E
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