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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 450.84 meters/second, 1623.0 kilometres/hour, 1008.5 miles/hour or 876.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 435.74 meters/second, 1568.7 kilometres/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderSat 12:30 PM47 km29 miles25 nm ENE
MaradiSat 12:30 PM161 km100 miles87 nm W
KanoSat 12:30 PM186 km116 miles100 nm S
ZariaSat 12:30 PM304 km189 miles164 nm SSW
SokotoSat 12:30 PM368 km229 miles199 nm W
KadunaSat 12:30 PM370 km230 miles200 nm SSW
AgadezSat 12:30 PM371 km230 miles200 nm N
AbujaSat 12:30 PM523 km325 miles283 nm SSW
MaiduguriSat 12:30 PM537 km334 miles290 nm ESE
ArlitSat 12:30 PM575 km357 miles311 nm NNW