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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° 36' 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"1001.27 miwest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 misouth1001.24 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° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.81 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"965.68 miwest0° 07' 49.8"8.97 misouth965.43 mi
24 hours13° 41' 12.5"915.15 mieast2° 41' 15.8"184.81 misouth927.71 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 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast E
MonroviaSun 12:30 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:30 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 12:30 PM2534 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 12:30 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:30 PM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorth N
São ToméSun 12:30 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSun 9:30 AM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmWest-northwest WNW
ConakrySun 12:30 PM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:30 PM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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