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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

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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 these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
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
KanoTue 12:02 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaTue 12:02 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyTue 12:02 PM1329 km826 miles717 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tripoli *Tue 1:02 PM1570 km975 miles848 nmNorth N
YaoundéTue 12:02 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSouth S
BanguiTue 12:02 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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