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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 30' North
Longitude: 12° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 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"1000.02 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth999.99 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.5"1.73 miwest0° 17' 40.0"20.25 minorth20.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 05' South
Longitude: 73° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.77 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.4"979.20 miwest0° 09' 42.8"11.13 minorth979.56 mi
24 hours12° 16' 00.9"829.80 mieast4° 06' 56.7"282.89 minorth882.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaiduguriThu 12:04 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
NdjamenaThu 12:04 PM438 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderThu 12:04 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezThu 12:04 PM556 km346 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
KanoThu 12:04 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiThu 12:04 PM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaThu 12:04 PM814 km506 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
MoundouThu 12:04 PM838 km521 miles452 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SarhThu 12:04 PM917 km570 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaThu 12:04 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSouthwest SW
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