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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 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 1° 36' West

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"1001.31 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.28 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.21 mieast0° 18' 30.4"21.21 misouth21.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 46' South, Longitude: 2° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.01 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.4 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' 36.8"966.12 miwest0° 07' 53.2"9.04 misouth965.87 mi
24 hours13° 40' 09.2"914.34 mieast2° 42' 52.2"186.65 misouth927.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:50 AM449 km279 miles242 nmWest W
LuandaSun 12:50 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 11:50 AM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:50 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sun 1:50 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSun 12:50 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 12:50 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 11:50 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth N
AccraSun 11:50 AM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNorth N
LomeSun 11:50 AM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmNorth N
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