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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' North, Longitude: 19° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 461.49 meters/second, 1661.4 kilometres/hour, 1032.3 miles/hour or 897.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.28 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.30 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.3"5.89 miWest0° 22' 32.6"25.82 miSouth26.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' South, Longitude: 40° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 446.82 meters/second, 1608.6 kilometres/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.9"999.39 miWest0° 10' 37.6"12.17 miSouth999.31 mi
24 hours11° 43' 16.3"806.75 miEast4° 06' 55.8"282.82 miSouth851.50 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kaga-BandoroSat 11:40 AM125 km78 miles67 nm NNW
BambariSat 11:40 AM131 km82 miles71 nm E
BanguiSat 11:40 AM201 km125 miles108 nm SSW
BimboSat 11:40 AM220 km137 miles119 nm SSW
BriaSat 11:40 AM284 km177 miles153 nm ENE
BozoumSat 11:40 AM348 km216 miles188 nm W
SarhSat 11:40 AM378 km235 miles204 nm NNW
BerbératiSat 11:40 AM450 km280 miles243 nm WSW
MoundouSat 11:40 AM479 km297 miles259 nm NW
ImpfondoSat 11:40 AM502 km312 miles271 nm SSW