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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
KhartoumThu 1:14 PM759 km471 miles410 nmEast E
WauThu 1:14 PM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalakalThu 1:14 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaThu 11:14 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest-southwest WSW
JubaThu 1:14 PM1354 km842 miles731 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanguiThu 11:14 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraThu 1:14 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmEast E
Addis AbabaThu 1:14 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakkahThu 1:14 PM1652 km1026 miles892 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairoThu 12:14 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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