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Day and Night World Map

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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 12' South
Longitude: 14° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.2 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"1001.33 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.0"0.22 mieast0° 18' 29.9"21.20 misouth21.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 53' South
Longitude: 14° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.75 meters/second, 1554.3 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 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' 33.2"965.62 miwest0° 07' 48.7"8.95 misouth965.37 mi
24 hours13° 41' 30.0"915.43 mieast2° 40' 48.7"184.31 misouth927.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:40 PM933 km579 miles504 nmEast E
RecifeSun 9:40 AM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 12:40 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:40 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorSun 9:40 AM2613 km1624 miles1411 nmWest W
FreetownSun 12:40 PM2623 km1630 miles1417 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 12:40 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 12:40 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:40 PM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSun 12:40 PM2890 km1796 miles1560 nmNortheast NE
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