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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 Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 33' South, Longitude: 4° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.52 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.6"964.97 miwest0° 00' 24.8"0.48 misouth964.95 mi
24 hours0° 05' 25.1"5.81 mieast0° 09' 46.6"11.21 misouth12.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' South, Longitude: 42° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.18 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.4"989.01 miwest0° 09' 59.4"11.44 misouth988.84 mi
24 hours12° 32' 15.4"855.56 mieast3° 46' 54.8"259.97 misouth889.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:30 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Fri 1:30 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast E
LuandaFri 12:30 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownFri 1:30 PM1950 km1211 miles1053 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 1:30 PM2236 km1390 miles1208 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 12:30 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:30 PM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 11:30 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth N
JohannesburgFri 1:30 PM2468 km1533 miles1333 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:30 PM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmEast-southeast ESE
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