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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
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
KoutialaWed 11:58 AM743 km462 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoWed 11:58 AM773 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SikassoWed 11:58 AM847 km527 miles458 nmSouthwest SW
TamaleWed 11:58 AM864 km537 miles466 nmSouth S
KaraWed 11:58 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezWed 12:58 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast E
MaradiWed 12:58 PM929 km577 miles502 nmEast-southeast ESE
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