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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 Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' North, Longitude: 16° 53' 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"1005.96 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1005.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.8"3.28 miwest0° 18' 42.1"21.43 misouth21.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 102° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.59 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.4"954.02 miwest0° 05' 56.1"6.80 misouth953.79 mi
24 hours13° 37' 16.4"899.62 mieast1° 52' 33.8"129.04 misouth904.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaWed 11:56 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriWed 11:56 AM484 km301 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhWed 11:56 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouWed 11:56 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth S
GarouaWed 11:56 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderWed 11:56 AM855 km531 miles461 nmWest W
Al-FashirWed 1:56 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast E
KanoWed 11:56 AM941 km584 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezWed 11:56 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiWed 11:56 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouth S
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