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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, May 15, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' North, Longitude: 15° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.97 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.5"981.65 miwest0° 00' 35.1"0.67 minorth981.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.0"0.25 mieast0° 13' 56.6"15.99 minorth15.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 155° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.83 meters/second, 1529.4 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 37.4"950.05 miwest0° 04' 01.0"4.60 misouth949.88 mi
24 hours13° 57' 20.7"919.02 mieast1° 03' 51.7"73.20 misouth919.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauThu 11:56 AM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroThu 11:56 AM601 km373 miles324 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaThu 11:56 AM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaThu 11:56 AM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth S
AgadezThu 11:56 AM782 km486 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitThu 11:56 AM812 km504 miles438 nmWest W
AbéchéThu 11:56 AM831 km517 miles449 nmSoutheast SE
MongoThu 11:56 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderThu 11:56 AM862 km535 miles465 nmSouthwest SW
KanoThu 11:56 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmSouthwest SW
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