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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

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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: 1° 52' 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"994.18 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 minorth994.15 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.5"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° 54' 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' 12.1"1000.99 miwest0° 10' 36.9"12.16 minorth1000.91 mi
24 hours11° 07' 41.0"766.28 mieast4° 04' 06.6"279.61 minorth812.65 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 PM349 km217 miles188 nmSouth S
SokotoMon 12:48 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouMon 11:48 AM599 km372 miles324 nmSouthwest SW
KandiMon 12:48 PM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth S
AgadezMon 12:48 PM653 km406 miles352 nmEast E
MaradiMon 12:48 PM662 km412 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoudougouMon 11:48 AM668 km415 miles361 nmSouthwest SW
MangoMon 11:48 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjougouMon 12:48 PM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth S
KaraMon 11:48 AM790 km491 miles427 nmSouth S
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