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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 12:40:00 PM.

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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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' South, Longitude: 14° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 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' 59.2"999.77 miWest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 miSouth999.74 mi
24 hours0° 00' 24.2"0.45 miEast0° 18' 14.6"20.91 miSouth20.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' South, Longitude: 0° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.85 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.2"950.81 miWest0° 05' 22.5"6.16 miSouth950.59 mi
24 hours14° 13' 10.2"937.83 miEast1° 35' 20.7"109.29 miSouth939.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:40 PM899 km559 miles486 nmEast E
RecifeMon 9:40 AM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 12:40 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 12:40 PM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorMon 9:40 AM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmWest W
YamoussoukroMon 12:40 PM2655 km1650 miles1433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:40 PM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNorth N
ConakryMon 12:40 PM2768 km1720 miles1494 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:40 PM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 12:40 PM2885 km1792 miles1558 nmNortheast NE

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