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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 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 30' North, Longitude: 10° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.10 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.1 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"1000.01 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth999.98 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.3"1.73 miwest0° 17' 39.9"20.24 minorth20.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 04' South, Longitude: 76° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.82 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 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"0.19 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.3"979.31 miwest0° 09' 43.5"11.14 minorth979.67 mi
24 hours12° 15' 45.3"829.59 mieast4° 07' 07.7"283.10 minorth881.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderThu 12:14 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezThu 12:14 PM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiThu 12:14 PM424 km264 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoThu 12:14 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriThu 12:14 PM499 km310 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
ZariaThu 12:14 PM575 km357 miles311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaThu 12:14 PM622 km387 miles336 nmSoutheast SE
SokotoThu 12:14 PM625 km388 miles337 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaThu 12:14 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbujaThu 12:14 PM785 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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