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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° 21' 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"992.73 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 minorth992.70 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° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.33 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"991.64 miwest0° 09' 37.4"11.02 minorth991.46 mi
24 hours11° 12' 49.8"765.07 mieast3° 35' 40.0"247.08 minorth799.67 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 PM379 km235 miles205 nmEast-northeast ENE
AgadezTue 12:38 PM387 km240 miles209 nmEast E
SokotoTue 12:38 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyTue 12:38 PM449 km279 miles242 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiTue 12:38 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
DoriTue 11:38 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderTue 12:38 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
KandiTue 12:38 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaTue 11:38 AM690 km429 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
KanoTue 12:38 PM706 km439 miles381 nmSoutheast SE
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