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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
SokotoTue 12:48 PM562 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
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
KoudougouTue 11:48 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
MangoTue 11:48 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjougouTue 12:48 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth S
KaraTue 11:48 AM821 km510 miles443 nmSouth S
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