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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 = Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:40:00 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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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 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"1000.31 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 of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.7 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"1004.44 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 zenith

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

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

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