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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 Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 17° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.83 meters/second, 1558.2 km/hour, 968.2 miles/hour or 841.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.14 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"967.86 miwest0° 00' 25.8"0.49 misouth967.88 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.7"1.23 mieast0° 10' 30.3"12.05 misouth12.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 33' South, Longitude: 119° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.69 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.06 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.7"963.15 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 misouth962.89 mi
24 hours13° 32' 28.6"902.46 mieast2° 39' 28.4"182.77 misouth914.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïWed 11:56 AM60 km37 miles32 nmWest-northwest WNW
Faya-LargeauWed 11:56 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaWed 11:56 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSoutheast SE
Kufra *Wed 12:56 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoussoroWed 11:56 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth S
AbéchéWed 11:56 AM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoWed 11:56 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth S
NdjamenaWed 11:56 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tripoli *Wed 12:56 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoWed 11:56 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouthwest SW
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