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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:00:00 Noon.

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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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 4° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.37 meters/second, 1614.1 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"1002.78 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.75 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miWest0° 18' 45.3"21.49 miSouth21.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 17° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.02 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 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' 23.0"981.87 miWest0° 09' 34.2"10.96 miSouth981.66 mi
24 hours12° 59' 19.4"881.19 miEast3° 31' 41.2"242.53 miSouth908.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:00 Noon208 km129 miles112 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaSat 1:00 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:00 Noon2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:00 Noon2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:00 PM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 12:00 Noon2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Sat 2:00 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmEast-southeast ESE
LomeSat 12:00 Noon2397 km1490 miles1294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:00 Noon2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth N
KinshasaSat 1:00 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmEast-northeast ENE

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