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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 Friday, August 8, 2014 at 10:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 25° 39' 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"997.10 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 misouth997.13 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° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.8 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"947.88 miwest0° 03' 59.0"4.57 minorth948.06 mi
24 hours345° 28' 33.4"956.38 miwest2° 10' 53.6"150.03 minorth973.62 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 PM275 km171 miles148 nmSouth S
FadaFri 11:22 AM450 km279 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbéchéFri 11:22 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-UbayyidFri 1:22 PM588 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
Faya-LargeauFri 11:22 AM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-northwest WNW
KhartoumFri 1:22 PM740 km460 miles400 nmEast E
KostiFri 1:22 PM823 km511 miles444 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoFri 11:22 AM866 km538 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
WauFri 1:22 PM963 km599 miles520 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalakalFri 1:22 PM977 km607 miles528 nmSoutheast SE
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