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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 Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' North, Longitude: 16° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.36 meters/second, 1621.3 km/hour, 1007.4 miles/hour or 875.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.79 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1007.34 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1007.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.0"3.43 miwest0° 18' 55.2"21.68 misouth21.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' South, Longitude: 115° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.26 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.4"942.08 miwest0° 03' 14.5"3.72 misouth941.93 mi
24 hours14° 09' 44.7"925.31 mieast0° 42' 24.1"48.61 misouth924.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoussoroThu 11:56 AM48 km30 miles26 nmSouthwest SW
MongoThu 11:56 AM277 km172 miles150 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaThu 11:56 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
AbéchéThu 11:56 AM432 km268 miles233 nmEast E
MarouaThu 11:56 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriThu 11:56 AM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauThu 11:56 AM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SarhThu 11:56 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouThu 11:56 AM598 km371 miles323 nmSouth S
FadaThu 11:56 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNortheast NE
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