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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 11:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 14' North, Longitude: 14° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.75 meters/second, 1619.1 km/hour, 1006.1 miles/hour or 874.3 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"1005.97 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1006.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.9"3.28 miwest0° 18' 42.2"21.43 misouth21.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 99° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.54 meters/second, 1535.6 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.7"953.93 miwest0° 05' 55.1"6.78 misouth953.69 mi
24 hours13° 37' 32.0"899.82 mieast1° 52' 06.9"128.52 misouth904.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaWed 12:06 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaiduguriWed 12:06 PM297 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarouaWed 12:06 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
ZinderWed 12:06 PM585 km364 miles316 nmWest W
MoundouWed 12:06 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JalingoWed 12:06 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 12:06 PM683 km424 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhWed 12:06 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezWed 12:06 PM751 km466 miles405 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiWed 12:06 PM792 km492 miles427 nmWest W
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