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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 54' South
Longitude: 14° 23' 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"1002.81 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.78 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miwest0° 18' 44.8"21.48 misouth21.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 22' South
Longitude: 27° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.83 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 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' 19.9"981.50 miwest0° 09' 32.0"10.92 misouth981.29 mi
24 hours13° 00' 32.6"882.29 mieast3° 30' 31.6"241.22 misouth908.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:40 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast E
RecifeSat 9:40 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM2603 km1617 miles1406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSat 9:40 AM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmWest W
ConakrySat 12:40 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:40 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 12:40 PM2870 km1784 miles1550 nmNortheast NE
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