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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 = Monday, December 2, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 01' South, Longitude: 2° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.04 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.3"961.73 miWest0° 00' 21.7"0.42 miSouth961.71 mi
24 hours0° 05' 54.1"6.31 miEast0° 08' 31.1"9.77 miSouth11.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 4° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.12 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.74 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 42.4"943.97 miWest0° 03' 57.0"4.53 miSouth943.79 mi
24 hours14° 44' 08.9"966.30 miEast0° 57' 32.0"65.95 miSouth965.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:40 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Mon 1:40 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast E
LuandaMon 12:40 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 1:40 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 12:40 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:40 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneMon 1:40 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 11:40 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 12:40 PM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruMon 1:40 PM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmEast-southeast ESE

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