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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 30' North
Longitude: 7° 58' 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"1000.00 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth999.97 mi
24 hours0° 01' 33.3"1.73 miwest0° 17' 39.7"20.24 minorth20.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 02' South
Longitude: 78° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.87 meters/second, 1576.3 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 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 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 28' 35.0"979.42 miwest0° 09' 43.9"11.15 minorth979.78 mi
24 hours12° 15' 29.8"829.38 mieast4° 07' 18.7"283.31 minorth881.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezThu 12:24 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
ZinderThu 12:24 PM218 km135 miles118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiThu 12:24 PM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoThu 12:24 PM392 km244 miles212 nmSouth S
SokotoThu 12:24 PM399 km248 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
ZariaThu 12:24 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
KadunaThu 12:24 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth S
NiameyThu 12:24 PM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbujaThu 12:24 PM705 km438 miles381 nmSouth S
KandiThu 12:24 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSouthwest SW
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