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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 52' South, Longitude: 8° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 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"1002.83 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.80 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miwest0° 18' 45.8"21.50 misouth21.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' South, Longitude: 5° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.26 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.8 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' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 26.6"982.39 miwest0° 09' 36.9"11.02 misouth982.18 mi
24 hours12° 57' 50.5"879.92 mieast3° 33' 04.6"244.12 misouth907.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 12:10 PM548 km341 miles296 nmEast E
HuamboSat 12:10 PM826 km513 miles446 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSat 12:10 PM851 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
MenongueSat 12:10 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sat 1:10 PM1251 km777 miles676 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 12:10 PM1391 km865 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:10 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 11:10 AM1520 km944 miles820 nmWest W
LibrevilleSat 12:10 PM1692 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
São ToméSat 11:10 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
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