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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.

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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
MoussoroTue 11:56 AM110 km68 miles59 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoTue 11:56 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaTue 11:56 AM337 km209 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
AbéchéTue 11:56 AM428 km266 miles231 nmEast E
Faya-LargeauTue 11:56 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaiduguriTue 11:56 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
MarouaTue 11:56 AM519 km323 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaTue 11:56 AM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
SarhTue 11:56 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouTue 11:56 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouth S
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