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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

UTC time = Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:14:00 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).

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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° 44' 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"999.94 miWest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 miNorth999.91 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: 75° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.82 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.4 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"0.19 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.1"979.23 miWest0° 09' 43.4"11.14 miNorth979.59 mi
24 hours12° 15' 47.0"829.55 miEast4° 07' 06.6"283.06 miNorth881.84 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 PM266 km165 miles143 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezThu 12:14 PM336 km209 miles182 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiThu 12:14 PM450 km280 miles243 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoThu 12:14 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriThu 12:14 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArlitThu 12:14 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaThu 12:14 PM591 km367 miles319 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 12:14 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
SokotoThu 12:14 PM652 km405 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroThu 12:14 PM653 km406 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE

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