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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: 14° 49' 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"981.71 miwest0° 00' 35.1"0.67 minorth981.69 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° 46' 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' 25.5"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 37.4"950.10 miwest0° 04' 00.9"4.60 misouth949.94 mi
24 hours13° 57' 21.8"919.10 mieast1° 03' 48.4"73.15 misouth919.22 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 AM466 km290 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroThu 11:56 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaThu 11:56 AM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaThu 11:56 AM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth S
AgadezThu 11:56 AM754 km468 miles407 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitThu 11:56 AM782 km486 miles422 nmWest W
ZinderThu 11:56 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouthwest SW
MongoThu 11:56 AM851 km529 miles460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéThu 11:56 AM854 km530 miles461 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiThu 11:56 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmSouthwest SW
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