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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: 13° 11' 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"964.91 miwest0° 00' 24.8"0.48 misouth964.89 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° 39' South, Longitude: 59° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.88 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 858.9 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 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 29' 30.9"988.34 miwest0° 09' 56.7"11.39 misouth988.16 mi
24 hours12° 34' 37.4"857.77 mieast3° 45' 27.6"258.31 misouth890.65 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 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 10:40 AM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM3094 km1922 miles1670 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:40 PM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmEast E
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 1:40 PM3160 km1963 miles1706 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:40 PM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:40 PM3315 km2060 miles1790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:40 PM3323 km2065 miles1794 nmNorth N
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