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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' North, Longitude: 16° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.89 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.2"992.78 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 minorth992.75 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.3"0.93 miwest0° 16' 18.8"18.70 minorth18.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 12° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.51 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.8"992.03 miwest0° 09' 39.9"11.07 minorth991.86 mi
24 hours11° 12' 33.7"765.06 mieast3° 36' 49.0"248.40 minorth800.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaTue 11:48 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhTue 11:48 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouth S
ZinderTue 11:48 AM912 km567 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoundouTue 11:48 AM928 km577 miles501 nmSouth S
AgadezTue 11:48 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest W
Al-FashirTue 1:48 PM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoTue 11:48 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbujaTue 11:48 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmSouthwest SW
BanguiTue 11:48 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmSouth S
YaoundéTue 11:48 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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