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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 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' South, Longitude: 15° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.00 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"963.81 miwest0° 00' 23.8"0.46 misouth963.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 35.7"6.00 mieast0° 09' 20.5"10.71 misouth12.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 49° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.97 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 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' 27.6"972.83 miwest0° 08' 39.2"9.92 misouth972.59 mi
24 hours13° 25' 16.8"903.11 mieast3° 05' 39.8"212.77 misouth921.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:50 PM1221 km759 miles660 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSat 9:50 AM2560 km1590 miles1382 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 9:50 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 10:50 AM2842 km1766 miles1534 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 12:50 PM3144 km1954 miles1698 nmNorth N
FortalezaSat 9:50 AM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sat 10:50 AM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmWest W
AbidjanSat 12:50 PM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:50 PM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 12:50 PM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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