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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 449.75 meters/second, 1619.1 kilometres/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 426.64 meters/second, 1535.9 kilometres/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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