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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 AM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 2° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 430.56 meters/second, 1550.0 kilometres/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"962.75 miWest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 miSouth962.72 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.9"6.15 miEast0° 08' 56.5"10.25 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° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 428.06 meters/second, 1541.0 kilometres/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"957.27 miWest0° 06' 43.1"7.70 miSouth957.03 mi
24 hours14° 10' 11.9"940.40 miEast2° 10' 48.4"149.93 miSouth946.84 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:40 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Sun 1:40 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmEast E
LuandaSun 12:40 PM1858 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 1:40 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSun 12:40 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 12:40 PM2400 km1492 miles1296 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneSun 1:40 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 11:40 AM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:40 PM2583 km1605 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruSun 1:40 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmEast-southeast ESE

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