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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 Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 12' South
Longitude: 14° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.51 meters/second, 1557.0 km/hour, 967.5 miles/hour or 840.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.13 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.5"967.21 miwest0° 00' 26.9"0.51 misouth967.18 mi
24 hours0° 05' 04.6"5.46 mieast0° 10' 34.2"12.12 misouth13.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 17' South
Longitude: 83° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.58 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.6"1005.65 miwest0° 10' 36.2"12.14 misouth1005.69 mi
24 hours11° 13' 58.0"776.84 mieast4° 14' 46.7"291.79 misouth828.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 12:44 PM1082 km673 miles584 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeWed 9:44 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:44 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmWest W
MonroviaWed 12:44 PM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:44 PM3144 km1953 miles1697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Wed 2:44 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmEast E
YamoussoukroWed 12:44 PM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 9:44 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaWed 1:44 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownWed 12:44 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmNorth N
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