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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 53' South
Longitude: 0° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 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"1002.87 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.84 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miwest0° 18' 45.5"21.50 misouth21.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 13' South
Longitude: 12° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.11 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.37 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 28' 24.4"982.13 miwest0° 09' 35.3"10.99 misouth981.92 mi
24 hours12° 58' 45.9"880.77 mieast3° 32' 12.8"243.15 misouth907.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:40 AM690 km429 miles373 nmWest W
LuandaSat 12:40 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 11:40 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sat 1:40 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSat 12:40 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 12:40 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:40 PM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmNortheast NE
MalaboSat 12:40 PM2249 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 11:40 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 11:40 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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