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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 Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
NdjamenaThu 11:56 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
MaiduguriThu 11:56 AM462 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhThu 11:56 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouThu 11:56 AM598 km371 miles323 nmSouth S
GarouaThu 11:56 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderThu 11:56 AM849 km527 miles458 nmWest W
Al-FashirThu 1:56 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast E
KanoThu 11:56 AM928 km576 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezThu 11:56 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiThu 11:56 AM1073 km667 miles580 nmSouth S
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