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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
MoussoroWed 11:56 AM78 km48 miles42 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoWed 11:56 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaWed 11:56 AM307 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
AbéchéWed 11:56 AM428 km266 miles231 nmEast E
Faya-LargeauWed 11:56 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaiduguriWed 11:56 AM484 km301 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarouaWed 11:56 AM488 km303 miles264 nmSouthwest SW
SarhWed 11:56 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaWed 11:56 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNortheast NE
MoundouWed 11:56 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth S
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