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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 42' South
Longitude: 1° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.03 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.2"963.87 miwest0° 00' 23.8"0.46 misouth963.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 35.2"5.99 mieast0° 09' 21.6"10.74 misouth12.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 15' South
Longitude: 32° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.33 meters/second, 1567.2 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.23 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.8"973.63 miwest0° 08' 44.1"10.01 misouth973.39 mi
24 hours13° 22' 49.8"901.00 mieast3° 08' 01.1"215.46 misouth920.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:40 AM1027 km638 miles555 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Sat 1:40 PM1570 km975 miles848 nmEast E
LuandaSat 12:40 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 1:40 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 12:40 PM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:40 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneSat 1:40 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 11:40 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 12:40 PM2579 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruSat 1:40 PM2699 km1677 miles1458 nmEast-southeast ESE
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