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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 Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 12:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 12' South, Longitude: 14° 04' 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"967.14 miwest0° 00' 26.9"0.51 misouth967.12 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 Latitude: 1° 17' South, Longitude: 83° 32' 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' 28.8"1005.58 miwest0° 10' 36.2"12.14 misouth1005.62 mi
24 hours11° 13' 56.5"776.76 mieast4° 14' 46.7"291.77 misouth828.48 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 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de Janeiro *Wed 10:44 AM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmWest W
MonroviaWed 12:44 PM3065 km1905 miles1655 nmNorth N
AbidjanWed 12:44 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Wed 2:44 PM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmEast E
LuandaWed 1:44 PM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroWed 12:44 PM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 9:44 AM3280 km2038 miles1771 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownWed 12:44 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmNorth N
São ToméWed 12:44 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmNortheast NE
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