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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 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' North, Longitude: 8° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.84 meters/second, 1623.0 km/hour, 1008.5 miles/hour or 876.4 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"1008.33 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1008.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.0"3.55 miwest0° 19' 05.3"21.87 misouth22.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' North, Longitude: 98° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.74 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.2"974.55 miwest0° 07' 33.3"8.66 minorth974.33 mi
24 hours12° 18' 00.2"827.55 mieast2° 37' 23.7"180.36 minorth842.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderSat 12:30 PM47 km29 miles25 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaradiSat 12:30 PM161 km100 miles87 nmWest W
KanoSat 12:30 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth S
ZariaSat 12:30 PM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoSat 12:30 PM368 km229 miles199 nmWest W
KadunaSat 12:30 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezSat 12:30 PM371 km230 miles200 nmNorth N
AbujaSat 12:30 PM523 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriSat 12:30 PM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArlitSat 12:30 PM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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