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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° 07' 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"1001.40 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.37 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.3"0.21 mieast0° 18' 30.7"21.21 misouth21.22 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° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.10 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' 38.2"966.40 miwest0° 07' 54.8"9.07 misouth966.15 mi
24 hours13° 39' 39.3"914.02 mieast2° 43' 37.4"187.53 misouth927.12 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 AM951 km591 miles514 nmWest W
LuandaSun 12:30 PM1306 km812 miles705 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 1:30 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 11:30 AM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 12:30 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:30 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 12:30 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 12:30 PM2186 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéSun 12:30 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 11:30 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth N
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