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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

UTC time = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:58:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 0° 22' West

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"992.65 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 miNorth992.62 mi
24 hours0° 00' 49.9"0.92 miWest0° 16' 18.0"18.68 miNorth18.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 34' North, Longitude: 28° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.27 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.52 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"991.42 miWest0° 09' 36.4"11.00 miNorth991.24 mi
24 hours11° 12' 55.9"765.02 miEast3° 35' 13.9"246.56 miNorth799.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuTue 11:58 AM282 km175 miles152 nmWest W
DoriTue 11:58 AM324 km201 miles175 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaTue 11:58 AM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyTue 12:58 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouTue 11:58 AM521 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaTue 11:58 AM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth S
KoudougouTue 11:58 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MangoTue 11:58 AM734 km456 miles396 nmSouth S
KandiTue 12:58 PM735 km456 miles397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaTue 11:58 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSouthwest SW

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