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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 areas 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 11:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' South, Longitude: 1° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 447.05 meters/second, 1609.4 kilometres/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"999.83 miWest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 miSouth999.79 mi
24 hours0° 00' 23.8"0.44 miEast0° 18' 15.1"20.92 miSouth20.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 11° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 425.38 meters/second, 1531.4 kilometres/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 02.0"951.26 miWest0° 05' 28.2"6.27 miSouth951.04 mi
24 hours14° 12' 19.2"937.28 miEast1° 37' 50.0"112.15 miSouth939.67 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:50 AM444 km276 miles240 nmWest W
LuandaMon 12:50 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 11:50 AM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 1:50 PM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleMon 12:50 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaMon 12:50 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 12:50 PM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanMon 11:50 AM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmNorth N
AccraMon 11:50 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth N
LoméMon 11:50 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNorth N

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