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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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 5° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.8"1001.34 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.2"0.21 mieast0° 18' 30.8"21.22 misouth21.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 5° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.16 meters/second, 1555.8 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.1"966.46 miwest0° 07' 55.9"9.09 misouth966.21 mi
24 hours13° 39' 21.5"913.73 mieast2° 44' 04.1"188.02 misouth926.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 12:20 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast E
LuandaSun 12:20 PM1064 km661 miles574 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSun 11:20 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmWest W
Windhoek *Sun 1:20 PM1434 km891 miles774 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSun 12:20 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:20 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSun 11:20 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 12:20 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 12:20 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth N
YaoundéSun 12:20 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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