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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 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' North, Longitude: 1° 50' 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"991.27 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth991.24 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.2"0.76 miwest0° 16' 00.8"18.36 minorth18.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 08' North, Longitude: 15° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.62 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.7 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' 46.6"978.81 miwest0° 08' 13.0"9.42 minorth978.58 mi
24 hours11° 22' 06.3"765.90 mieast2° 57' 51.9"203.82 minorth787.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NiameyWed 12:48 PM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth S
SokotoWed 12:48 PM586 km364 miles317 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouWed 11:48 AM646 km402 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezWed 12:48 PM655 km407 miles353 nmEast E
KandiWed 12:48 PM683 km424 miles369 nmSouth S
MaradiWed 12:48 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
KoudougouWed 11:48 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
MangoWed 11:48 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
DjougouWed 12:48 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth S
KaraWed 11:48 AM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth S
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