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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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' South, Longitude: 14° 23' 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"999.84 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 misouth999.81 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° 41' 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"950.86 miwest0° 05' 22.4"6.16 misouth950.65 mi
24 hours14° 13' 11.5"937.90 mieast1° 35' 17.4"109.24 misouth940.03 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 PM929 km577 miles502 nmEast E
RecifeMon 9:40 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 12:40 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 12:40 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorMon 9:40 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest W
FreetownMon 12:40 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 12:40 PM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 12:40 PM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:40 PM2805 km1743 miles1514 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 12:40 PM2909 km1808 miles1571 nmNortheast NE
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