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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 Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' North, Longitude: 23° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.81 meters/second, 1622.9 km/hour, 1008.4 miles/hour or 876.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.81 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1008.35 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.91 misouth1008.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.7"3.54 miwest0° 19' 04.8"21.86 misouth22.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 19' North, Longitude: 83° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.96 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.25 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 29' 07.6"975.11 miwest0° 07' 38.3"8.75 minorth974.89 mi
24 hours12° 18' 14.2"828.29 mieast2° 39' 27.7"182.74 minorth843.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirSat 1:30 PM223 km138 miles120 nmEast E
AbéchéSat 11:30 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest W
BiraoSat 11:30 AM379 km236 miles205 nmSouth S
FadaSat 11:30 AM429 km266 miles232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MongoSat 11:30 AM527 km327 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauSat 11:30 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorthwest NW
SarhSat 11:30 AM734 km456 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroSat 11:30 AM737 km458 miles398 nmWest W
Al-UbayyidSat 1:30 PM751 km467 miles406 nmEast E
WauSat 1:30 PM838 km521 miles452 nmSoutheast SE
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