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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 = Friday, May 3, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 15° 48' North, Longitude: 10° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.3 kilometres/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 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"16.65 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.6"998.49 miWest0° 00' 43.7"0.84 miNorth998.46 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.7"1.57 miWest0° 17' 24.2"19.94 miNorth20.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 63° 37' West

The ground speed is currently 444.17 meters/second, 1599.0 kilometres/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 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' 30.0"16.56 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.2"993.49 miWest0° 10' 48.3"12.38 miNorth993.78 mi
24 hours11° 43' 08.9"802.86 miEast4° 25' 49.1"304.43 miNorth861.93 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
ZinderFri 12:14 PM288 km179 miles155 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezFri 12:14 PM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiFri 12:14 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitFri 12:14 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorthwest NW
KanoFri 12:14 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriFri 12:14 PM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZariaFri 12:14 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaFri 12:14 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
SokotoFri 12:14 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroFri 12:14 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE

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