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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 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 33' South, Longitude: 12° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.49 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.2 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' 46.5"964.85 miwest0° 00' 24.8"0.48 misouth964.83 mi
24 hours0° 05' 25.5"5.82 mieast0° 09' 45.5"11.19 misouth12.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 38' South, Longitude: 59° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.89 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.47 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.0"988.29 miwest0° 09' 56.8"11.39 misouth988.11 mi
24 hours12° 34' 35.2"857.67 mieast3° 45' 29.1"258.31 misouth890.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:40 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:40 PM3094 km1922 miles1670 nmEast E
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 10:40 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmWest W
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM3126 km1943 miles1688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:40 PM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:40 PM3227 km2005 miles1743 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM3247 km2017 miles1753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:40 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:40 PM3323 km2065 miles1794 nmNorth N
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