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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

UTC time = Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:22:00 AM.

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

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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 25° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.81 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.62 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.9"997.03 miWest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 miSouth997.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 04.2"2.30 miWest0° 17' 11.6"19.70 miSouth19.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 51' South, Longitude: 170° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.80 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 23' 41.1"947.80 miWest0° 03' 58.9"4.57 miNorth947.99 mi
24 hours345° 28' 33.4"956.31 miWest2° 10' 50.2"149.95 miNorth973.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirFri 1:22 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaFri 11:22 AM479 km297 miles258 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al-UbayyidFri 1:22 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéFri 11:22 AM602 km374 miles325 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumFri 1:22 PM710 km441 miles383 nmEast E
Faya-LargeauFri 11:22 AM754 km469 miles407 nmWest-northwest WNW
KostiFri 1:22 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoFri 11:22 AM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
WauFri 1:22 PM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalakalFri 1:22 PM957 km595 miles517 nmSoutheast SE

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