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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 11:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 13' North, Longitude: 2° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.78 meters/second, 1619.2 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"1005.94 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1005.97 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.1"3.28 miwest0° 18' 42.6"21.44 misouth21.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 88° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.33 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.3"953.38 miwest0° 05' 50.2"6.69 misouth953.15 mi
24 hours13° 38' 48.6"900.77 mieast1° 49' 55.3"126.00 misouth904.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyWed 12:56 PM78 km49 miles42 nmSouth S
DoriWed 11:56 AM238 km148 miles129 nmWest W
Fada N'gourmaWed 11:56 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouthwest SW
KandiWed 12:56 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoWed 12:56 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-southeast ESE
NatitingouWed 12:56 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth S
OuagadougouWed 11:56 AM449 km279 miles243 nmWest-southwest WSW
MangoWed 11:56 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaWed 11:56 AM500 km311 miles270 nmWest W
DjougouWed 12:56 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth S
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