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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° 46' 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"1001.37 miwest0° 00' 45.0"0.86 minorth1001.34 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.9"1.89 miwest0° 17' 55.2"20.53 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: 88° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.32 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' 45.4"962.42 miwest0° 07' 57.0"9.11 minorth962.78 mi
24 hours12° 56' 41.3"862.45 mieast3° 32' 38.4"243.64 minorth902.80 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 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezWed 12:14 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
KanoWed 12:14 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiWed 12:14 PM438 km272 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriWed 12:14 PM453 km282 miles245 nmSoutheast SE
ArlitWed 12:14 PM532 km330 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaWed 12:14 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaWed 12:14 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
KadunaWed 12:14 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
MarouaWed 12:14 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
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