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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 Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' North, Longitude: 13° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.43 meters/second, 1582.0 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.38 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.8"982.76 miwest0° 00' 35.9"0.69 minorth982.73 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.2"0.17 mieast0° 14' 11.5"16.27 minorth16.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' North, Longitude: 64° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.6"952.96 miwest0° 04' 13.5"4.84 misouth953.16 mi
24 hours11° 14' 40.1"737.70 mieast2° 03' 39.7"141.75 misouth755.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezTue 12:02 PM596 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauTue 12:02 PM619 km384 miles334 nmEast E
MoussoroTue 12:02 PM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderTue 12:02 PM713 km443 miles385 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaTue 12:02 PM756 km469 miles408 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiTue 12:02 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
FadaTue 12:02 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
KanoTue 12:02 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
MongoTue 12:02 PM925 km575 miles500 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéTue 12:02 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-southeast ESE
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