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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 = Monday, May 6, 2013 at 11:48:00 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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' North, Longitude: 2° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.51 meters/second, 1600.2 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.57 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.6"994.11 miWest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 miNorth994.08 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.7"1.08 miWest0° 16' 35.0"19.01 miNorth19.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' North, Longitude: 37° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.50 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.68 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.0"1000.93 miWest0° 10' 37.1"12.16 miNorth1000.85 mi
24 hours11° 07' 40.9"766.23 miEast4° 04' 07.7"279.61 miNorth812.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyMon 12:48 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth S
DoriMon 11:48 AM374 km232 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
SokotoMon 12:48 PM519 km322 miles280 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaMon 11:48 AM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TimbuktuMon 11:48 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest W
OuahigouyaMon 11:48 AM598 km371 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
ArlitMon 12:48 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-northeast ENE
KandiMon 12:48 PM617 km384 miles333 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 11:48 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezMon 12:48 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast E

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