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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

UTC time = Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 3° 24' 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"999.85 miWest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 miSouth999.82 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 Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 16° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.46 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' 03.2"951.44 miWest0° 05' 30.6"6.31 miSouth951.22 mi
24 hours14° 11' 58.3"937.06 miEast1° 38' 49.6"113.28 miSouth939.55 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 AM979 km608 miles528 nmWest W
LuandaMon 12:30 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Mon 1:30 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 11:30 AM1790 km1112 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 12:30 PM1797 km1116 miles970 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:30 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 12:30 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 12:30 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéMon 12:30 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 11:30 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth N

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