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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 11:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 4° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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"992.67 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 minorth992.64 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.0"0.92 miwest0° 16' 18.1"18.69 minorth18.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 31' North, Longitude: 24° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.34 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.5"991.58 miwest0° 09' 37.4"11.02 minorth991.40 mi
24 hours11° 12' 49.3"765.02 mieast3° 35' 41.5"247.09 minorth799.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitTue 12:38 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNortheast NE
AgadezTue 12:38 PM357 km222 miles193 nmEast E
SokotoTue 12:38 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth S
MaradiTue 12:38 PM464 km288 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyTue 12:38 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderTue 12:38 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
DoriTue 11:38 AM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiTue 12:38 PM668 km415 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoTue 12:38 PM688 km427 miles371 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaTue 11:38 AM709 km441 miles383 nmSouthwest SW
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