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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 Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 48' North
Longitude: 10° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.6"998.56 miwest0° 00' 43.7"0.84 minorth998.53 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.7"1.57 miwest0° 17' 24.2"19.95 minorth20.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 57' South
Longitude: 63° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.18 meters/second, 1599.0 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.2"993.57 miwest0° 10' 48.3"12.38 minorth993.86 mi
24 hours11° 43' 07.6"802.90 mieast4° 25' 49.6"304.46 minorth861.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderFri 12:14 PM269 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezFri 12:14 PM292 km182 miles158 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiFri 12:14 PM440 km273 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
KanoFri 12:14 PM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriFri 12:14 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
ZariaFri 12:14 PM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoFri 12:14 PM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaFri 12:14 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSoutheast SE
KadunaFri 12:14 PM668 km415 miles361 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbujaFri 12:14 PM813 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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