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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° 36' 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"964.90 miwest0° 00' 24.8"0.48 misouth964.88 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° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.18 meters/second, 1591.9 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"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.5"988.95 miwest0° 09' 59.4"11.44 misouth988.78 mi
24 hours12° 32' 13.0"855.47 mieast3° 46' 56.2"259.97 misouth889.01 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 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Fri 1:30 PM1295 km805 miles700 nmEast E
LuandaFri 12:30 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownFri 1:30 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 1:30 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 12:30 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:30 PM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 11:30 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth N
JohannesburgFri 1:30 PM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:30 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmEast-southeast ESE
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