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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° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 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"1001.38 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.35 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° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.00 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.7 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"966.18 miwest0° 07' 53.2"9.04 misouth965.93 mi
24 hours13° 40' 11.1"914.43 mieast2° 42' 49.5"186.61 misouth927.34 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 AM419 km261 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaSun 12:50 PM1789 km1111 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 11:50 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:50 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sun 1:50 PM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSun 12:50 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSun 12:50 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSun 11:50 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmNorth N
AccraSun 11:50 AM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth N
LomeSun 11:50 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth N
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