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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 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 3° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.72 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"1001.33 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.3"0.21 mieast0° 18' 30.7"21.21 misouth21.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 2° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.11 meters/second, 1555.6 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 839.9 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' 38.4"966.34 miwest0° 07' 55.0"9.07 misouth966.09 mi
24 hours13° 39' 37.4"913.94 mieast2° 43' 40.1"187.57 misouth927.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:30 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest W
LuandaSun 12:30 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 1:30 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 11:30 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 12:30 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:30 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 12:30 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 12:30 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéSun 12:30 PM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 11:30 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNorth N
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