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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

UTC time = Thursday, November 28, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 2° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.02 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.11 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.1"966.03 miWest0° 00' 25.9"0.50 miSouth966.00 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.8"5.63 miEast0° 10' 11.1"11.68 miSouth12.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' South, Longitude: 56° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.15 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.67 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.4"1000.11 miWest0° 10' 33.5"12.09 miSouth1000.04 mi
24 hours11° 47' 38.8"812.28 miEast4° 08' 00.5"284.05 miSouth857.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:40 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Thu 1:40 PM1562 km970 miles843 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:40 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 1:40 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaThu 12:40 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:40 PM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 11:40 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 1:40 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmEast-southeast ESE
LibrevilleThu 12:40 PM2540 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JohannesburgThu 1:40 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmEast-southeast ESE

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