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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' North, Longitude: 1° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.58 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"989.83 miwest0° 00' 39.6"0.76 minorth989.80 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.7"0.60 miwest0° 15' 43.3"18.02 minorth18.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 4° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"965.23 miwest0° 06' 28.7"7.43 minorth965.00 mi
24 hours11° 31' 55.8"766.54 mieast2° 12' 50.3"152.26 minorth777.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriThu 11:48 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyThu 12:48 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth S
ArlitThu 12:48 PM605 km376 miles327 nmEast-northeast ENE
SokotoThu 12:48 PM610 km379 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaThu 11:48 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaThu 11:48 AM627 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezThu 12:48 PM657 km408 miles355 nmEast E
OuagadougouThu 11:48 AM670 km417 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiThu 12:48 PM712 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
MaradiThu 12:48 PM717 km445 miles387 nmSoutheast SE
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