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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' North, Longitude: 16° 51' 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"991.33 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth991.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.6"0.76 miwest0° 16' 01.6"18.37 minorth18.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 00' North, Longitude: 1° 01' 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"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.7"979.38 miwest0° 08' 16.9"9.49 minorth979.15 mi
24 hours11° 21' 41.2"765.85 mieast2° 59' 35.4"205.80 minorth788.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaWed 11:48 AM595 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhWed 11:48 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth S
ZinderWed 11:48 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezWed 11:48 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest W
MoundouWed 11:48 AM958 km595 miles517 nmSouth S
Al-FashirWed 1:48 PM995 km619 miles538 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoWed 11:48 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbujaWed 11:48 AM1372 km852 miles741 nmSouthwest SW
BanguiWed 11:48 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth S
YaoundéWed 11:48 AM1586 km986 miles857 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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