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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° 18' 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"1008.40 miwest0° 00' 47.4"0.91 misouth1008.43 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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.74 meters/second, 1568.6 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"16.25 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 29' 08.2"974.61 miwest0° 07' 33.1"8.66 minorth974.39 mi
24 hours12° 18' 00.1"827.59 mieast2° 37' 21.3"180.32 minorth842.30 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 PM76 km47 miles41 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaradiSat 12:30 PM131 km81 miles71 nmWest W
KanoSat 12:30 PM186 km116 miles101 nmSouth S
ZariaSat 12:30 PM296 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoSat 12:30 PM338 km210 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaSat 12:30 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezSat 12:30 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth N
AbujaSat 12:30 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriSat 12:30 PM565 km351 miles305 nmEast-southeast ESE
JalingoSat 12:30 PM625 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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