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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 Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' North, Longitude: 25° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.13 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1000.07 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth1000.04 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.7"1.74 miwest0° 17' 40.4"20.26 minorth20.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 61° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.52 meters/second, 1575.1 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.8"978.64 miwest0° 09' 39.9"11.07 minorth979.00 mi
24 hours12° 17' 19.1"830.85 mieast4° 06' 01.2"281.84 minorth882.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirThu 1:14 PM206 km128 miles111 nmSouth S
FadaThu 11:14 AM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbéchéThu 11:14 AM531 km330 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-UbayyidThu 1:14 PM573 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
BiraoThu 11:14 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauThu 11:14 AM730 km454 miles394 nmWest-northwest WNW
KhartoumThu 1:14 PM759 km471 miles410 nmEast E
MongoThu 11:14 AM818 km508 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiThu 1:14 PM818 km509 miles442 nmEast-southeast ESE
WauThu 1:14 PM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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