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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 14' North
Longitude: 19° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.75 meters/second, 1619.1 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1005.95 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1005.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.8"3.27 miwest0° 18' 41.9"21.43 misouth21.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 18' South
Longitude: 104° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.1"954.12 miwest0° 05' 57.1"6.82 misouth953.89 mi
24 hours13° 37' 00.7"899.41 mieast1° 53' 00.5"129.55 misouth903.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaWed 11:46 AM525 km326 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhWed 11:46 AM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth S
MoundouWed 11:46 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BanguiWed 11:46 AM1095 km681 miles591 nmSouth S
KanoWed 11:46 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmWest W
KhartoumWed 1:46 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast E
YaoundéWed 11:46 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaWed 11:46 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalaboWed 11:46 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmSouthwest SW
JubaWed 1:46 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSoutheast SE
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