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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 Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 26' North
Longitude: 6° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.6"1000.38 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 misouth1000.41 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.9"2.63 miwest0° 17' 46.6"20.37 misouth20.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 47' South
Longitude: 43° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.74 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.8"1004.51 miwest0° 10' 48.3"12.37 misouth1004.51 mi
24 hours11° 14' 53.2"777.18 mieast4° 15' 49.7"293.00 misouth828.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaradiSat 12:40 PM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezSat 12:40 PM268 km166 miles144 nmNortheast NE
SokotoSat 12:40 PM277 km172 miles149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderSat 12:40 PM363 km226 miles196 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoSat 12:40 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
NiameySat 12:40 PM475 km295 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaSat 12:40 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbujaSat 12:40 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth S
ParakouSat 12:40 PM770 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KaraSat 11:40 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouthwest SW
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