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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 13' North
Longitude: 13° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.19 meters/second, 1595.5 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"16.52 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"991.21 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth991.18 mi
24 hours0° 00' 40.9"0.75 miwest0° 16' 00.1"18.34 minorth18.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 17' North
Longitude: 30° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"978.25 miwest0° 08' 09.0"9.34 minorth978.02 mi
24 hours11° 22' 31.7"765.94 mieast2° 56' 07.5"201.83 minorth787.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaWed 12:48 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
RossoWed 12:48 PM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottWed 12:48 PM314 km195 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-LouisWed 12:48 PM381 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaWed 12:48 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth S
ToubaWed 12:48 PM390 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniWed 12:48 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsWed 12:48 PM484 km301 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarWed 12:48 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulWed 12:48 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
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