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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 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 53' South, Longitude: 4° 23' 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"1002.85 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.82 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° 44' 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' 22.9"981.92 miwest0° 09' 34.2"10.96 misouth981.71 mi
24 hours12° 59' 21.4"881.28 mieast3° 31' 39.4"242.51 misouth908.29 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 Noon184 km114 miles99 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaSat 1:00 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:00 Noon2081 km1293 miles1124 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 12:00 Noon2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:00 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
AccraSat 12:00 Noon2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:00 Noon2402 km1493 miles1297 nmNorth N
LomeSat 12:00 Noon2405 km1494 miles1299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sat 2:00 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaSat 12:00 Noon2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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