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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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' South, Longitude: 13° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.01 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 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"963.82 miwest0° 00' 23.8"0.46 misouth963.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 35.6"5.99 mieast0° 09' 20.6"10.72 misouth12.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 24' South, Longitude: 47° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.02 meters/second, 1566.1 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.6"972.94 miwest0° 08' 39.9"9.93 misouth972.70 mi
24 hours13° 24' 55.8"902.81 mieast3° 06' 00.0"213.15 misouth921.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:40 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNortheast NE
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 10:40 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest W
Windhoek *Sat 2:40 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmEast E
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 1:40 PM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSat 12:40 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM3269 km2032 miles1765 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 12:40 PM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmNorth N
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