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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 11° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 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' 59.7"1001.34 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.8"0.22 mieast0° 18' 30.0"21.20 misouth21.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 11° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.80 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.4 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 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.9"965.73 miwest0° 07' 49.6"8.97 misouth965.48 mi
24 hours13° 41' 14.3"915.23 mieast2° 41' 13.1"184.77 misouth927.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:30 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
MonroviaSun 12:30 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:30 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 12:30 PM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:30 PM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmNorth N
RecifeSun 9:30 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraSun 12:30 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 12:30 PM2674 km1661 miles1444 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 12:30 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:30 PM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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