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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 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 33' South, Longitude: 0° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.51 meters/second, 1553.4 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"964.95 miwest0° 00' 24.8"0.48 misouth964.93 mi
24 hours0° 05' 25.3"5.82 mieast0° 09' 46.4"11.21 misouth12.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 30' South, Longitude: 47° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.09 meters/second, 1591.5 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.4 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 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 34.9"988.82 miwest0° 09' 58.6"11.43 misouth988.65 mi
24 hours12° 32' 55.9"856.19 mieast3° 46' 30.1"259.50 misouth889.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:50 AM818 km508 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Fri 1:50 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmEast E
LuandaFri 12:50 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownFri 1:50 PM2323 km1444 miles1255 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméFri 11:50 AM2552 km1585 miles1378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 12:50 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 12:50 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 12:50 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 1:50 PM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruFri 1:50 PM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmEast-southeast ESE
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