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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 13' South
Longitude: 16° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.4 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"1001.32 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.29 mi
24 hours0° 00' 12.0"0.22 mieast0° 18' 29.7"21.20 misouth21.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 54' South
Longitude: 16° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.70 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 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' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.5"965.51 miwest0° 07' 48.0"8.94 misouth965.26 mi
24 hours13° 41' 45.7"915.63 mieast2° 40' 24.5"183.85 misouth928.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:50 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast E
RecifeSun 9:50 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 9:50 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 12:50 PM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:50 PM2651 km1647 miles1432 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:50 PM2677 km1663 miles1446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 9:50 AM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroSun 12:50 PM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 12:50 PM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 10:50 AM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmWest-southwest WSW
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