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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 = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:48:00 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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' North, Longitude: 17° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.25 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.53 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"991.27 miWest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 miNorth991.24 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.6"0.76 miWest0° 16' 01.6"18.37 miNorth18.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 60' North, Longitude: 0° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.88 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.32 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.7"979.32 miWest0° 08' 17.1"9.49 miNorth979.09 mi
24 hours11° 21' 40.6"765.80 miEast2° 59' 37.4"205.82 miNorth788.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauWed 11:48 AM225 km140 miles122 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoussoroWed 11:48 AM399 km248 miles215 nmSouth S
FadaWed 11:48 AM475 km295 miles256 nmEast E
AbéchéWed 11:48 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSoutheast SE
MongoWed 11:48 AM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaWed 11:48 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhWed 11:48 AM901 km560 miles486 nmSouth S
ZinderWed 11:48 AM949 km590 miles513 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoundouWed 11:48 AM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth S
Al-FashirWed 1:48 PM968 km602 miles523 nmEast-southeast ESE

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