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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 30' South
Longitude: 3° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"999.91 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 misouth999.88 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.6"0.44 mieast0° 18' 15.3"20.92 misouth20.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 27' South
Longitude: 16° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.45 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.1"951.50 miwest0° 05' 30.4"6.31 misouth951.28 mi
24 hours14° 11' 59.6"937.14 mieast1° 38' 46.3"113.23 misouth939.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:30 AM949 km589 miles512 nmWest W
LuandaMon 12:30 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Mon 1:30 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 11:30 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 12:30 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:30 PM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 12:30 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 12:30 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéMon 12:30 PM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 11:30 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth N
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