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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 13' North
Longitude: 1° 53' 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"1006.02 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1006.04 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 25' South
Longitude: 87° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.32 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 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.3"953.43 miwest0° 05' 50.0"6.69 misouth953.20 mi
24 hours13° 38' 50.4"900.85 mieast1° 49' 52.2"125.95 misouth904.99 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 PM82 km51 miles44 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KandiWed 12:56 PM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoWed 12:56 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouWed 11:56 AM423 km263 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatitingouWed 12:56 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth S
MangoWed 11:56 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjougouWed 12:56 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 11:56 AM510 km317 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
KaraWed 11:56 AM522 km325 miles282 nmSouth S
ParakouWed 12:56 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth S
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