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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 32' North, Longitude: 16° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1004.57 miwest0° 00' 45.8"0.88 misouth1004.60 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.5"3.12 miwest0° 18' 28.6"21.17 misouth21.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 89° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.48 meters/second, 1560.5 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.6"969.48 miwest0° 08' 02.4"9.21 misouth969.23 mi
24 hours12° 56' 56.1"867.34 mieast2° 49' 59.0"194.82 misouth883.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaTue 11:56 AM337 km209 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriTue 11:56 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
SarhTue 11:56 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouTue 11:56 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouth S
ZinderTue 11:56 AM862 km535 miles465 nmWest W
Al-FashirTue 1:56 PM915 km569 miles494 nmEast E
KanoTue 11:56 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezTue 11:56 AM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiTue 11:56 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouth S
AbujaTue 11:56 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmWest-southwest WSW
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