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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 12:30:00 PM.

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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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 11° 36' 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"1002.75 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.72 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 Latitude: 11° 20' South, Longitude: 24° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.88 meters/second, 1580.0 km/hour, 981.8 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' 20.8"981.55 miWest0° 09' 32.6"10.93 miSouth981.34 mi
24 hours13° 00' 12.8"881.95 miEast3° 30' 50.6"241.57 miSouth908.66 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 PM642 km399 miles347 nmEast E
MonroviaSat 12:30 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 12:30 PM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:30 PM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth N
São ToméSat 12:30 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 9:30 AM2650 km1646 miles1431 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakrySat 12:30 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmNorth N
LoméSat 12:30 PM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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