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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 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 52' South
Longitude: 15° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.40 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.0 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"1002.93 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.2"0.02 miwest0° 18' 46.1"21.51 misouth21.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 03' South
Longitude: 1° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.39 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 28.7"982.76 miwest0° 09' 38.5"11.05 misouth982.55 mi
24 hours12° 56' 59.0"879.24 mieast3° 33' 52.2"245.05 misouth907.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 11:40 AM229 km142 miles124 nmWest W
HuamboSat 11:40 AM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth N
Rundu *Sat 12:40 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSat 11:40 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Sat 12:40 PM866 km538 miles468 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Sat 12:40 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSouth S
KinshasaSat 11:40 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleSat 11:40 AM1173 km729 miles634 nmNorth N
LubumbashiSat 12:40 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaSat 12:40 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmEast E
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