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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 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 1° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.86 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"992.72 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 minorth992.69 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.0"0.92 miwest0° 16' 18.1"18.68 minorth18.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' North, Longitude: 26° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.30 meters/second, 1595.9 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 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' 06.4"991.56 miwest0° 09' 36.9"11.01 minorth991.38 mi
24 hours11° 12' 53.0"765.07 mieast3° 35' 26.1"246.82 minorth799.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyTue 12:48 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth S
DoriTue 11:48 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaTue 11:48 AM562 km349 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoTue 12:48 PM562 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
OuahigouyaTue 11:48 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSouthwest SW
ArlitTue 12:48 PM620 km385 miles335 nmEast-northeast ENE
OuagadougouTue 11:48 AM623 km387 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
KandiTue 12:48 PM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth S
AgadezTue 12:48 PM653 km406 miles353 nmEast E
MaradiTue 12:48 PM680 km423 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
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