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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 12:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 13° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.84 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 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' 02.1"992.66 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.78 minorth992.63 mi
24 hours0° 00' 49.6"0.91 miwest0° 16' 17.4"18.67 minorth18.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' North, Longitude: 41° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.08 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.3 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 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.8"991.08 miwest0° 09' 33.8"10.96 minorth990.90 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.6"765.08 mieast3° 34' 02.4"245.22 minorth799.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaTue 12:48 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNortheast NE
RossoTue 12:48 PM288 km179 miles155 nmWest W
NouakchottTue 12:48 PM326 km203 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
TambacoundaTue 12:48 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth S
ToubaTue 12:48 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisTue 12:48 PM373 km232 miles201 nmWest-southwest WSW
FarafenniTue 12:48 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsTue 12:48 PM470 km292 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarTue 12:48 PM524 km325 miles283 nmWest-southwest WSW
GabúTue 12:48 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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