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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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 48' South
Longitude: 0° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"998.41 miwest0° 00' 45.2"0.87 misouth998.38 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.0"0.67 mieast0° 17' 59.5"20.62 misouth20.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 06' South
Longitude: 27° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.92 meters/second, 1515.3 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 01.2"941.35 miwest0° 02' 30.2"2.87 misouth941.24 mi
24 hours14° 27' 37.6"945.28 mieast0° 22' 46.0"26.10 misouth944.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:40 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest W
LuandaTue 12:40 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 1:40 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 11:40 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 12:40 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 12:40 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 12:40 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNortheast NE
MalaboTue 12:40 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 11:40 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 11:40 AM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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