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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 = Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:46:00 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 Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' North, Longitude: 19° 40' 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"1005.88 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miSouth1005.91 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.8"3.27 miWest0° 18' 41.9"21.43 miSouth21.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' South, Longitude: 105° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.64 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.4 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' 44.2"954.07 miWest0° 05' 57.2"6.82 miSouth953.84 mi
24 hours13° 36' 58.8"899.32 miEast1° 53' 03.6"129.60 miSouth903.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbéchéWed 11:46 AM133 km83 miles72 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoWed 11:46 AM250 km155 miles135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroWed 11:46 AM349 km217 miles189 nmWest W
FadaWed 11:46 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Faya-LargeauWed 11:46 AM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
BiraoWed 11:46 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaWed 11:46 AM553 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhWed 11:46 AM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirWed 1:46 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast E
MoundouWed 11:46 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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