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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

UTC time = Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:00:00 Noon.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' South, Longitude: 2° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.02 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"963.79 miWest0° 00' 23.8"0.46 miSouth963.76 mi
24 hours0° 05' 35.2"5.99 miEast0° 09' 21.4"10.73 miSouth12.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 37° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.23 meters/second, 1566.8 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.0 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' 32.2"973.34 miWest0° 08' 42.8"9.98 miSouth973.10 mi
24 hours13° 23' 29.6"901.51 miEast3° 07' 23.2"214.73 miSouth920.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:00 Noon710 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Sat 2:00 PM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:00 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 2:00 PM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméSat 12:00 Noon2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 1:00 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:00 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSat 1:00 PM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 2:00 PM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSat 12:00 Noon2993 km1860 miles1616 nmNorth N

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