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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 11:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' North, Longitude: 4° 20' 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"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"991.28 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth991.25 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: 13° 08' 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"978.91 miwest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 minorth978.68 mi
24 hours11° 22' 02.2"765.89 mieast2° 58' 09.3"204.15 minorth787.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 12:38 PM389 km242 miles210 nmEast E
SokotoWed 12:38 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyWed 12:38 PM473 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiWed 12:38 PM506 km315 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
ZinderWed 12:38 PM624 km388 miles337 nmSoutheast SE
KandiWed 12:38 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 12:38 PM731 km454 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
KadunaWed 12:38 PM812 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouWed 11:38 AM828 km514 miles447 nmSouthwest SW
MangoWed 11:38 AM865 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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