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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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 25' South, Longitude: 10° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.85 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.3"958.98 miwest0° 00' 18.5"0.35 misouth958.96 mi
24 hours0° 06' 19.5"6.75 mieast0° 07' 12.3"8.27 misouth10.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' South, Longitude: 27° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.26 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 23' 56.0"951.14 miwest0° 06' 04.5"6.97 minorth951.42 mi
24 hours14° 06' 55.6"932.42 mieast2° 55' 59.7"201.70 minorth960.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 12:30 PM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 2:30 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmEast E
LuandaThu 1:30 PM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cape TownThu 2:30 PM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméThu 12:30 PM3110 km1932 miles1679 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:30 PM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaThu 12:30 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:30 PM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:30 PM3277 km2036 miles1769 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 1:30 PM3297 km2048 miles1780 nmNortheast NE
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