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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 54' South
Longitude: 11° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.35 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1002.9 miles/hour or 871.5 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"1002.82 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.79 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miwest0° 18' 45.0"21.49 misouth21.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 21' South
Longitude: 24° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.88 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.36 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 20.6"981.61 miwest0° 09' 32.6"10.93 misouth981.40 mi
24 hours13° 00' 14.9"882.04 mieast3° 30' 48.6"241.55 misouth908.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:30 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast E
MonroviaSat 12:30 PM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:30 PM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:30 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSat 9:30 AM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmWest-northwest WNW
São ToméSat 12:30 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 12:30 PM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmNorth N
LomeSat 12:30 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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