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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 23' North
Longitude: 8° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.96 meters/second, 1565.8 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.22 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.4"972.70 miwest0° 00' 29.2"0.56 misouth972.72 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.4"0.62 mieast0° 11' 54.0"13.65 misouth13.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 48' South
Longitude: 168° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.70 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 22' 46.7"941.68 miwest0° 04' 49.1"5.52 minorth941.92 mi
24 hours345° 18' 19.2"962.29 miwest2° 32' 14.0"174.50 minorth984.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezSun 12:32 PM379 km236 miles205 nmSouth S
ZinderSun 12:32 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth S
MaradiSun 12:32 PM773 km480 miles418 nmSouth S
KanoSun 12:32 PM928 km576 miles501 nmSouth S
In SalahSun 12:32 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
NiameySun 12:32 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSun 12:32 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaSun 12:32 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmSouth S
OuagadougouSun 11:32 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
Tripoli *Sun 1:32 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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