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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 11:38:00 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 11:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' North, Longitude: 4° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.22 meters/second, 1595.6 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"16.52 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"991.22 miWest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 miNorth991.19 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.3"0.76 miWest0° 16' 00.9"18.36 miNorth18.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 07' North, Longitude: 12° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.67 meters/second, 1575.6 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.8 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 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.9"978.85 miWest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 miNorth978.62 mi
24 hours11° 22' 01.7"765.83 miEast2° 58' 11.2"204.18 miNorth787.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitWed 12:38 PM339 km211 miles183 nmEast-northeast ENE
AgadezWed 12:38 PM359 km223 miles194 nmEast E
SokotoWed 12:38 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSouth S
NiameyWed 12:38 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiWed 12:38 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderWed 12:38 PM601 km373 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
DoriWed 11:38 AM610 km379 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
KandiWed 12:38 PM696 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 12:38 PM714 km444 miles386 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaWed 11:38 AM731 km454 miles395 nmSouthwest SW

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