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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:30:00 AM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' South, Longitude: 18° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 448.41 meters/second, 1614.3 kilometres/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1002.87 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.84 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.3"0.03 miWest0° 18' 46.2"21.51 miSouth21.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' South, Longitude: 4° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 439.44 meters/second, 1582.0 kilometres/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.38 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 miSouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.6"982.80 miWest0° 09' 39.1"11.06 miSouth982.60 mi
24 hours12° 56' 39.2"878.89 miEast3° 34' 10.5"245.38 miSouth906.82 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueSat 11:30 AM78 km49 miles42 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rundu *Sat 12:30 PM368 km228 miles199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboSat 11:30 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaSat 11:30 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguSat 12:30 PM511 km318 miles276 nmEast E
LubangoSat 11:30 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
Opuwo *Sat 12:30 PM601 km374 miles325 nmSouthwest SW
MalanjeSat 11:30 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaunSat 12:30 PM779 km484 miles421 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziSat 12:30 PM831 km516 miles449 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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