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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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 01' South, Longitude: 2° 06' 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"961.80 miwest0° 00' 21.7"0.42 misouth961.78 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: 5° 11' 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' 42.3"944.02 miwest0° 03' 56.9"4.53 misouth943.85 mi
24 hours14° 44' 10.0"966.38 mieast0° 57' 28.3"65.89 misouth965.87 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 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Mon 1:40 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmEast E
LuandaMon 12:40 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 1:40 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 12:40 PM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:40 PM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneMon 1:40 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméMon 11:40 AM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 12:40 PM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruMon 1:40 PM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmEast-southeast ESE
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