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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 Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 10° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.3"1001.44 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 minorth1001.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.9"1.89 miwest0° 17' 55.2"20.54 minorth20.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' South, Longitude: 89° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.5"962.50 miwest0° 07' 57.2"9.11 minorth962.86 mi
24 hours12° 56' 39.3"862.48 mieast3° 32' 40.4"243.70 minorth902.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderWed 12:14 PM223 km139 miles121 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezWed 12:14 PM332 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
MaradiWed 12:14 PM411 km255 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoWed 12:14 PM414 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriWed 12:14 PM471 km293 miles254 nmSoutheast SE
ZariaWed 12:14 PM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 12:14 PM601 km373 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
SokotoWed 12:14 PM614 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaWed 12:14 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbujaWed 12:14 PM757 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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