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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 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 4° 23' 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"1001.37 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.5"0.22 mieast0° 18' 30.4"21.21 misouth21.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 4° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.95 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 26' 36.0"966.07 miwest0° 07' 52.3"9.02 misouth965.82 mi
24 hours13° 40' 26.8"914.63 mieast2° 42' 25.4"186.16 misouth927.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:00 Noon164 km102 miles89 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuandaSun 1:00 PM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 12:00 Noon2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:00 Noon2270 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 1:00 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 12:00 Noon2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Sun 2:00 PM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmEast-southeast ESE
YamoussoukroSun 12:00 Noon2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:00 Noon2438 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 1:00 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmEast-northeast ENE
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