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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:04:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 13° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 447.11 meters/second, 1609.6 kilometres/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"999.95 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miNorth999.92 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.5"1.73 miWest0° 17' 40.0"20.24 miNorth20.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' South, Longitude: 73° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 437.77 meters/second, 1576.0 kilometres/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 850.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"979.12 miWest0° 09' 42.8"11.13 miNorth979.47 mi
24 hours12° 16' 02.5"829.76 miEast4° 06' 55.5"282.85 miNorth881.98 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaiduguriThu 12:04 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
MoussoroThu 12:04 PM406 km252 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaThu 12:04 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderThu 12:04 PM495 km307 miles267 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarouaThu 12:04 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezThu 12:04 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
KanoThu 12:04 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauThu 12:04 PM680 km423 miles367 nmEast-northeast ENE
GarouaThu 12:04 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth S
MaradiThu 12:04 PM698 km433 miles377 nmWest-southwest WSW

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