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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° 16' 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"967.93 miwest0° 00' 25.8"0.49 misouth967.95 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° 31' 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' 08.6"963.21 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 misouth962.95 mi
24 hours13° 32' 31.0"902.55 mieast2° 39' 25.7"182.73 misouth914.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaWed 11:56 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tripoli *Wed 12:56 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoWed 11:56 AM1375 km854 miles742 nmSouthwest SW
Valletta *Wed 12:56 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorth N
AlexandriaWed 12:56 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNortheast NE
AbujaWed 11:56 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouthwest SW
CairoWed 12:56 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumWed 1:56 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyWed 11:56 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanguiWed 11:56 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth S
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