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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° 35' 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"982.69 miwest0° 00' 35.9"0.69 minorth982.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 09.2"0.17 mieast0° 14' 11.7"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: 65° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.09 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"952.88 miwest0° 04' 13.4"4.84 misouth953.09 mi
24 hours11° 14' 40.7"737.65 mieast2° 03' 37.7"141.70 misouth755.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauTue 12:02 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast E
AgadezTue 12:02 PM624 km388 miles337 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroTue 12:02 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArlitTue 12:02 PM653 km406 miles353 nmWest W
ZinderTue 12:02 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaTue 12:02 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaTue 12:02 PM864 km537 miles466 nmEast E
MaradiTue 12:02 PM903 km561 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
MongoTue 12:02 PM907 km563 miles490 nmSoutheast SE
KanoTue 12:02 PM922 km573 miles498 nmSouthwest SW
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