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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

UTC time = Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 11:32:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 8° 37' 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"972.63 miWest0° 00' 29.2"0.56 miSouth972.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 34.4"0.62 miEast0° 11' 54.0"13.64 miSouth13.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 168° 49' 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"941.60 miWest0° 04' 49.0"5.52 miNorth941.84 mi
24 hours345° 18' 18.0"962.24 miWest2° 32' 10.6"174.42 miNorth984.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 12:32 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezSun 12:32 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
ZinderSun 12:32 PM729 km453 miles393 nmSouth S
MaradiSun 12:32 PM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 12:32 PM928 km577 miles501 nmSouth S
In SalahSun 12:32 PM979 km609 miles529 nmNorthwest NW
NiameySun 12:32 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSun 12:32 PM1145 km712 miles618 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaSun 12:32 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouth S
TimbuktuSun 11:32 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmWest-southwest WSW

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