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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 11:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 12' North, Longitude: 0° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.22 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 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"991.26 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth991.23 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.1"0.76 miwest0° 16' 00.6"18.35 minorth18.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 10' North, Longitude: 17° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.58 meters/second, 1575.3 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.5"978.72 miwest0° 08' 12.3"9.40 minorth978.49 mi
24 hours11° 22' 10.7"765.90 mieast2° 57' 34.6"203.49 minorth787.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriWed 11:58 AM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaWed 11:58 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyWed 12:58 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouWed 11:58 AM544 km338 miles293 nmSouth S
KoudougouWed 11:58 AM579 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaWed 11:58 AM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth S
KoutialaWed 11:58 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
MangoWed 11:58 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoWed 11:58 AM773 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiWed 12:58 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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