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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' North, Longitude: 6° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 kilometres/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1000.31 miWest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 miSouth1000.34 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 Latitude: 2° 47' South, Longitude: 43° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.7 kilometres/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1004.44 miWest0° 10' 48.3"12.37 miSouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 14' 52.1"777.11 miEast4° 15' 50.1"292.99 miSouth828.52 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaradiSat 12:40 PM229 km143 miles124 nm SSE
AgadezSat 12:40 PM245 km152 miles132 nm NE
SokotoSat 12:40 PM288 km179 miles155 nm SSW
ZinderSat 12:40 PM337 km210 miles182 nm ESE
ArlitSat 12:40 PM383 km238 miles207 nm NNE
KanoSat 12:40 PM448 km278 miles242 nm SSE
NiameySat 12:40 PM503 km312 miles271 nm WSW
ZariaSat 12:40 PM506 km314 miles273 nm SSE
KadunaSat 12:40 PM556 km345 miles300 nm SSE
KandiSat 12:40 PM602 km374 miles325 nm SW