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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 52' South, Longitude: 1° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.56 meters/second, 1550.0 km/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.05 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"962.81 miwest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 misouth962.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.9"6.15 mieast0° 08' 56.5"10.26 misouth11.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' South, Longitude: 19° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.06 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.9"957.33 miwest0° 06' 43.0"7.70 misouth957.08 mi
24 hours14° 10' 14.0"940.49 mieast2° 10' 45.3"149.88 misouth946.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:40 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Sun 1:40 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmEast E
LuandaSun 12:40 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 1:40 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSun 12:40 PM2415 km1500 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:40 PM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneSun 1:40 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 11:40 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:40 PM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruSun 1:40 PM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmEast-southeast ESE
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