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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 16° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.34 meters/second, 1614.0 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"1002.80 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.77 mi
24 hours0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miwest0° 18' 44.8"21.48 misouth21.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 24' South, Longitude: 29° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 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' 19.1"981.40 miwest0° 09' 31.3"10.91 misouth981.18 mi
24 hours13° 00' 50.5"882.55 mieast3° 30' 14.5"240.90 misouth909.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:50 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmEast E
RecifeSat 9:50 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 9:50 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 12:50 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:50 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:50 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 9:50 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakrySat 12:50 PM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:50 PM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 10:50 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmWest-southwest WSW
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