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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 0° 37' 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"1001.39 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.36 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.21 mieast0° 18' 30.6"21.21 misouth21.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' South, Longitude: 0° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.05 meters/second, 1555.4 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.8 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' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.5"966.29 miwest0° 07' 53.9"9.05 misouth966.04 mi
24 hours13° 39' 55.1"914.23 mieast2° 43' 13.5"187.07 misouth927.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:40 AM685 km425 miles370 nmWest W
LuandaSun 12:40 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 11:40 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 1:40 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleSun 12:40 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 12:40 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:40 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmNortheast NE
MalaboSun 12:40 PM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 11:40 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 11:40 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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