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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 11:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 0° 39' 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"992.71 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth992.68 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° 35' North, Longitude: 29° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.26 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 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"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"991.48 miwest0° 09' 36.4"11.00 minorth991.30 mi
24 hours11° 12' 56.1"765.07 mieast3° 35' 12.2"246.55 minorth799.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriTue 11:58 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaTue 11:58 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyTue 12:58 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouTue 11:58 AM514 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaTue 11:58 AM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouTue 11:58 AM551 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoutialaTue 11:58 AM723 km449 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
MangoTue 11:58 AM738 km459 miles398 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoTue 11:58 AM749 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiTue 12:58 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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