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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 10:56:00 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 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' North, Longitude: 17° 10' 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"1005.89 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miSouth1005.92 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° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.59 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.3 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 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.5"953.97 miWest0° 05' 56.2"6.80 miSouth953.74 mi
24 hours13° 37' 14.5"899.53 miEast1° 52' 36.7"129.08 miSouth904.03 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 AM98 km61 miles53 nmSouthwest SW
MongoWed 11:56 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaWed 11:56 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
AbéchéWed 11:56 AM398 km248 miles215 nmEast E
Faya-LargeauWed 11:56 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MarouaWed 11:56 AM506 km314 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriWed 11:56 AM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
FadaWed 11:56 AM575 km357 miles311 nmNortheast NE
SarhWed 11:56 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouWed 11:56 AM638 km396 miles344 nmSouth S

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