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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 = Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:40:00 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 Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 0° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 kilometres/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 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"16.64 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"998.34 miWest0° 00' 45.2"0.87 miSouth998.31 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 Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 28° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 420.92 meters/second, 1515.3 kilometres/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.2 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' 23.9"15.69 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 01.2"941.29 miWest0° 02' 30.3"2.87 miSouth941.18 mi
24 hours14° 27' 37.4"945.22 miEast0° 22' 49.6"26.17 miSouth944.49 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
JamestownTue 11:40 AM710 km441 miles383 nmWest W
LuandaTue 12:40 PM1546 km960 miles835 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 1:40 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 11:40 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 12:40 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 12:40 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 12:40 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE
MalaboTue 12:40 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 11:40 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 11:40 AM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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