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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 11:20:00 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 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 5° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 kilometres/hour, 1003.0 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"1002.82 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.79 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miWest0° 18' 45.7"21.50 miSouth21.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 09' South, Longitude: 7° 49' West

The ground speed is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.2 kilometres/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 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"16.37 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.8"982.29 miWest0° 09' 36.5"11.01 miSouth982.08 mi
24 hours12° 58' 08.2"880.17 miEast3° 32' 48.0"243.81 miSouth907.59 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
LubangoSat 12:20 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast E
Opuwo *Sat 1:20 PM918 km570 miles496 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 12:20 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 11:20 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest W
Windhoek *Sat 1:20 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 12:20 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:20 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 11:20 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 12:20 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 12:20 PM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmNorth N

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