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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 16° 36' 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"1001.25 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1001.22 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 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 16° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.71 meters/second, 1554.2 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"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.6"965.46 miwest0° 07' 48.0"8.94 misouth965.21 mi
24 hours13° 41' 44.1"915.55 mieast2° 40' 27.2"183.88 misouth927.93 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 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast E
RecifeSun 9:50 AM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 9:50 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 12:50 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 12:50 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:50 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 9:50 AM2722 km1691 miles1470 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroSun 12:50 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 12:50 PM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 10:50 AM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmWest-southwest WSW
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